Public Safety Dispatcher
The Town of East Lyme East Lyme Police department is now accepting applications for Full-time Public Safety Dispatchers. A High School Diploma (or equivalent) is the minimum educational requirement. The applicant should be a fully certified dispatcher with at least two years' experience as a public safety dispatcher. The applicant must have the ability to acquire a working knowledge of radios, computers and all other communications related equipment within his/her probationary period. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carryout instructions furnished in written, oral and schedule form. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively under emergency conditions. Ability to acquire working knowledge of fire, medical and police procedures. Ability to acquire use of emergency medical terms and prioritize emergency calls within general department guidelines. Ability to type accurately. The applicant must pass a comprehensive background investigation by the Police Department. Full-Time (Dispatchers) Must be available to work weekend and holiday shifts (Days 0700-1500, Evenings 1500-2300, Midnights 2300-0700) as required by the Chief of Police or his/her designee.