Forest Hill Police Department - Forest Hill, Texas
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level Salary:
- $15.30 hourly
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.
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.
- 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;