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Public Safety Dispatcher

City of Avondale - Avondale, Arizona

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Entry Level Salary:
$18.05 hourly
Top Pay:
$26.17 hourly

Job Description

CITY OF AVONDALE 11465 W CIVIC CENTER DR - SUITE 240 AVONDALE, ARIZONA 85323 www.avondale.org Updated: March 26, 2014 Classification: Public Safety Dispatcher The City of Avondale is currently accepting applications for Public Safety Dispatcher. Applications must be submitted by end of business day April 9, 2014. All testing through National Testing Network must be completed by end of business day April 17, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Salary Range:
  • Minimum: $18.05/hr.
  • Maximum: $26.17/hr.
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Department Information: Avondale is growing rapidly which brings increased demand for public safety services. The Police Department has adopted a philosophy of Community Oriented Policing to aid in serving the public and is guided by Arizona Revised Statutes, by Avondale Municipal Codes, and by the Police Department’s Vision, Mission, and Values. We offer a variety of career opportunities for sworn and civilian police employees. The future is very bright for Avondale in terms of economic development and residential growth, all of which equates to a well trained professional city government system with a professional police department. The Avondale Police Department has: 115 sworn positions, 54 civilian positions and volunteer positions. If you are interested in joining an organization that takes pride in their work, focuses on teamwork, and strives to meet and maintain high professional standards, then we look forward to you joining our team! I wish you luck in your future career path. City/County/Area Information: Avondale is a modern city, near the heart of the Phoenix-metropolitan area. The population is expected to reach 123,000 by the year 2020. The anticipated build-out population is estimated to be 170,000 residents. That rapid growth makes Avondale one of the fastest-growing communities in the Valley, and the nation. Over the last decade, housing starts grew more than 700% with a current average home price of $200,000. Household income has steadily increased and is currently estimated at $72,024. Population: 81,000

Job Requirements

  • Age: : TBA
  • Education: : High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: : 2 years customer service experience
Job Requirements US Citizen: Yes or lawfully work in the US. High School Grad/GED: Yes Valid ARIZONA State Driver's License: Valid (AZ) Driver’s License Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes Prior Experience: Must have two (2) years customer service experience. Additional Requirements: Certifications and Other Requirements: 35 WPM typing certification is required. Provide proof of 35 WPM typing certification when completing employment application on-line. Passing pre-employment screening, including thorough background investigation, polygraph and psychological examination and drug screening test. Please visit the Avondale website for disqualifiers pertaining with employment with the Avondale Police Department at www.avondale.org. Applicants will need to fill out the City of Avondale application as part of the hiring process. Applications and job posting information can be found at www.avondale.org. Click Employment Opportunities to find current job openings. To schedule pre-employment testing, go to www.nationaltestingnetwork.com and click on FIND JOBS and then EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS. Select the department and read over all the requirements and if qualified, select a testing location and a time and date for testing on the website calendar. For questions concerning the testing process, contact NTN Customer Support at 866-563-3882. For updates and new job announcements, “Like” National Testing Network on Facebook.

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Chad Andrews

City of Avondale
11465 Civic Center Dr - Suite 240
Avondale, Arizona 85323
phone: 866-563-3882

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