Position Title:  Joint Communications Dispatcher

Department:  Police Department

Full Time/hours: 35 hours per week

Union/Grade: AFSCME/ G-3

Starting Salary Range: $51,807 – $57,056

Salary Range: $51,807 – $73,607

Description of position:

Dispatching and technical work supporting the town’s public safety operations; all other related work as required. Works under the general supervision of the Police Chief, with input from the Fire Chief. Performs a variety of responsible dispatching and clerical functions in accordance with established standard operating procedures; uses independent judgment to determine the correct response to calls and in dispatching all necessary personnel and equipment.

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Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma

Experience: Over two years of experience in a responsible position involving work with the public; working knowledge of computers and software programs; some work experience in emergency or security services is desirable.

Substitutions: Additional years of relevant education may be substituted for the experience requirement on a year for year basis.

Licenses/Certificates: Certification in enhanced 9-1-1 systems through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts preferred. Certification in CPR, first responder, police and fire dispatch, emergency medical dispatch (EMD) and suicide prevention preferred.  If not certified, must obtain certification within three months of hire.

Date posted: April, 27, 2022

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply to: Please submit a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager, Town of Wayland, 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778 or hr@wayland.ma.us. The town of Wayland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.