City of Odessa - Odessa, Texas
- Application Deadline:
Dispatcher (I) perform a full range of telephone operational duties in a 24-hour facility: Receives and records emergency and routine business calls; process and prioritize incoming calls for police, fire, and EMS assistance. Responsible for answering all incoming phone lines including all 9-1-1 lines; provides support requests for Police and Fire, and EMS personnel; provides Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) protocols to citizens requiring medical assistance. Other Requirements: A valid Texas driver’s license with a driving record that meets City guidelines; Willingness and/or ability to work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends; work on an on-call basis, work overtime, work irregular duty assignments, work under undesirable and hazardous conditions; Conform to department grooming standards; Successfully pass a personal background investigation, medical physical, drug screen and oral interview; Work alone; Attend educational sessions as required; travel out of town for one day or more; Maintains proficiency and training requirements of a Telecommunications Operator; Regular attendance at work and arrives on time; Ability to get along with other employees and the public.
- Age: 18
- Education: HS or GED
- Experience: 0
ATTENTION APPLICANTS YOU MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING: Typing test with score of 30 wpm with 7 or less errors. It is the responsibility of the applicant to take and pass the required test by the posting deadline, all applicants who fail to do so will not be considered. Skills Test is administered by the Texas Workforce Network, 2626 JBS Parkway. Skill to navigate in window based computer environment; Skill to route telephone calls; Skill in writing or reviewing correspondence and procedural documents.
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