The Town of Kittery Police Department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher position. This position provides emergency and non-emergency dispatch services for police, fire and emergency medical services. This position may be scheduled for all hours, including weekends and holidays. The working environment can be high-pressured and fast paced. Successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to receive and disseminate information accurately and without delay, and have a working knowledge of computer, telephone and radio systems.
Candidates must possess a minimum of a high school diploma and undergo a significant background check. Preferred candidates will possess Emergency Telecommunicator Course, Emergency Medical Dispatch and Emergency Fire Dispatch certifications as well as knowledge of the METRO, NCIC and I.M.C. Record Management Systems. The Town of Kittery will provide all training to meet State-mandated certification requirements.
The Full-Time Dispatcher is a union position. The work schedule will consist of 4 consecutive 10-hour days with three consecutive days off. The pay rate for this non-exempt position is $20.03 per hour to $24.03 per hour depending on experience. In addition, up to six (6) years of prior Dispatcher experience may be applied to pay, longevity and vacation earned. This position is eligible for a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability and retirement benefits.
Interested candidates should complete an application located on our website at www.kitteryme.gov under employment opportunities, and submit the application, a cover letter, resume and three professional references to:
Town of Kittery
200 Rogers Road, Kittery, ME 03904