Want to make a difference? Join the Edwardsville Police Department as a Public Safety Telecommunicator. This position performs dispatching via radio, computer and telephone of police and fire personnel, in addition to answering 911 calls and non-emergency police department phone lines to dispatch. Responsibilities also include entering all data from phone calls into the dispatching system, processing walk-in inquiries and delegating them to the appropriate personnel.
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High school diploma or equivalent.
Ability to prioritize and work independently in a high-volume and fast-paced team environment.
Sound judgment and strong problem-solving skills; ability to react quickly in crisis.
Commitment to customer service and exceptional follow-through.
Ability to work in a high stress environment.
Must pass extensive background investigation, which may include a polygraph and/or psychological examination.