The Chief of Police seeks to fill two full-time (40 hrs.) Public Safety Dispatcher positions as soon as possible. The Dispatcher receives all oral communications from the public and law enforcement personnel coming into the Police Station. By following established procedures and employing common sense, the dispatcher transmits requests for service to the appropriate location. Pay range is $21.5326 to $25.1922 per hour, depending on experience. This union position is represented by AFSCME Council 93. A more detailed job description is on file in the Human Resources Office.


  • Prior civilian dispatching experience preferred, with EMD and/or APCO, E-911 certifications.
  • Knowledge of the location and layout of streets, parks, housing projects and other significant areas of the community as to maximize the accuracy and speed of dispatches.
  • Ability to respond to callers in a calm and civil manner.
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures.

Applications may be downloaded from this page. Position is open until filled. Please submit application by Sept. 26 to:

Jeanne Parziale, Human Resources Director
Town Offices
50 Billerica Road 
Chelmsford, MA 01824 
The town of Chelmsford is an Equal Opportunity Employer.