The town of Avon seeks qualified candidates for the full-time, AFSCME union position of Public Safety Dispatcher to 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.

 Requirements include a high school diploma/GED, college degree desirable.  Must achieve within the first three months of employment, or as soon as reasonable, based upon the availability of courses; CPR certification, CJIS operator certification and EMD certification.  Work schedule requirement includes rotating or fixed shifts on nights, holidays, and weekends.  This position is 40 hours a week and will require overtime when necessary.

 This is an AFSCME union position with full-time benefits involving 40 hours per week based upon bi-weekly average. The starting hourly pay range is from $24.78 to $25.75 per hour.

The prospective employee must successfully complete a CORI (Criminal Offender Records Inquiry) and a physical examination, including a drug test. The town reserves the right to run additional CORI checks as allowed under Massachusetts General Law. Prospective employee must possess a valid driver’s license.

Employment Applications should be sent to Shanna Faro, Human Resources Coordinator, Town of Avon, 65 East Main Street, Avon, MA 02322 or email to  Position will remain open until filled.

 The Town of Avon is an ADA/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.