Position: High public visibility and contact. Receive and process emergency and non-emergency signals and calls for service. Dispatch police, fire, EMS and other emergency units and personnel as needed. Monitor and operate emergency signaling, radio, computer, telephone, alarm and other specialized equipment in support of public safety communications and dispatch functions.


  • Previous experience in public safety preferred.
  • Ability to rapidly and accurately assess and process emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance in a composed manner.
  • Familiarity with computers to process records and information via interdepartmental computers and statewide computer systems.
  • Temperamentally suited to the position and able to work harmoniously with other persons and the general public.

Willing to train candidates who possess desired qualifications, experience or education, or a combination.

Please see the town of Stoneham’s Human Resources webpage at www.stoneham-ma.gov for a link to the complete job description and job application!

Salary: $47,002.70-$55824.53* (Includes 12 paid holidays) *effective July 1: $48,060.12-$57,080.72

Shift Schedule: 4-2, night shift differential

To apply for this position, you must submit cover letter, resume and completed job application to:

Donna Gaffey
Director of Human Resources
Town of Stoneham
35 Central St., Stoneham, MA 02180


Deadline to Apply: First look at applicants May 31. Position open until filled.

Stoneham is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.