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Communications Officer

Dispatcher
Forest Hill Police Department - Forest Hill, Texas

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$15.30 hourly

Job Description

The Forest Hill Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time Communications Officers. Beginning pay is $15.30/Hour. Required skills include operation of radio, telephone, console and related communications equipment. Strong communication skills and clear diction are required. Experience in public safety preferred but not required. Dispatchers will also perform various administrative tasks and will deal with citizens and the public on a daily basis. Bi-lingual skills are encouraged but not required.

Additional Information

Candidates will be expected to participate in and pass a thorough background investigation, an oral board examination, and an interview with the Chief of Police. Candidates will also be expected to pass a medical examination including drug screening, a psychological test and polygraph examination.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18 or Older
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience: None Required

TCOLE Telecommunicator certification preferred but not required;

Must be a U.S. Citizen;

Ability to act quickly and calmly under emergency conditions;

Ability to work various shifts, weekends and holidays;

Physical ability to sit for long periods of time;

Ability to effectively answer multiple phone lines, operate radio equipment, dispatch police, fire, and public works calls and perform various administrative tasks;

Contact Informaton

Captain Cozby

Forest Hill Police Department
3336 Horton Road
Forest Hill, Texas 76119
phone: (817) 937-2801

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