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JOB OPENING – PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER – OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The Winooski Police Department is currently accepting applications for 1 full time Public Safety Dispatcher. We are a progressive, community oriented, 24 hour police department, serving a diverse population of over 7,500 citizens in the heart of Chittenden County. Applicants must possess strong customer service skills, the ability to multi task and remain calm in high pressure situations

Responsibilities include a full range of technical skills to answer incoming emergency and non-emergency calls for service, and to dispatch police, fire and rescue personnel and equipment by operating a variety of telecommunications equipment including telephone, 2-way radio, and Computer Aided Dispatch systems; access computerized systems for automated information retrieval and incident documentation; perform routine clerical work.

This is an FOP Union position with a starting annual wage of $36,095 and up based on experience. After the training period is complete the employee enters a step system per union contract.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical, life and dental insurance.

Please submit a cover letter and resume, together with a City of Winooski employment application to:

Sharon Patenaude, Winooski Police Department, 27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT  05404.

The City of Winooski is an equal opportunity employer.

An application may be obtained here WPD application