Police Communications Dispatcher - City of Avondale

The City of Avaondale - Avondale, Arizona

Aug 15, 2019

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Application Deadline:
Aug 1, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$19 hourly

Job Description

The City of Avondale is accepting Entry-level applications for the position of Police Communications Dispatcher assigned to the Avondale Police Department. This is a full-time, FLSA non-exempt position, with benefits. Applications will be reviewed the 1st Monday of each month.

You must complete a City of Avondale Application and testing through National Testing Network to be considered further in the process.

This position answers 9-1-1 emergency calls for police, fire, or medical emergencies; obtains accurate, essential information to process each call according to established protocols; uses a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system to enter all relevant information for dispatch; dispatches calls and information to police units via a mobile radio system; maintains an accurate status and location of police units, maintains a computerized log of calls for service and units dispatched; monitors city security and fire alarm systems received through alarm system and dispatches emergency units as appropriate.

++ENTRY-LEVEL:++ For Entry-level candidates, you must register for the National Testing Network's Emergency Communications Test. If you have taken the Emergency Communications Test within the last twelve (12) months and received passing scores (Call taker 63, Notes 63, Dispatch 62, Combined 64), contact the National Testing Network at 866-563-3882 or www.nationaltestingnetwork.com to have those scores submitted to the City of Avondale job opportunity. Applicants are responsible for the cost of the test unless a waiver is submitted through the National Testing Network.

Salary Information: $19.31 - $28.00 Hourly

Benefit Information: http://www.avondaleaz.gov/government/departments/human-resources/benefits

Additional Information

Candidate Contact: National Testing Network Support 855-821-3761 ++support@nationaltestingnetwork.com++


How to Apply:

  1. Go to ++www.nationaltestingnetwork.com++
  2. Search for jobs by profession: Law Enforcement Jobs
  3. Select all the agencies you wish to apply for
  4. Schedule a Test at an NTN center


Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: N/A

Contact Informaton

National Network

The City of Avaondale
Avondale, Arizona 85323
phone: 855-821-3761

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