Hiring Police Public Safety Telecommunicators (Dispatchers)


Department: Police Department

Hours: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Township of Teaneck is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee.

Responsibilities include the dispatching of Police and EMS personnel according to standard operating procedures, maintaining, receiving and recording pertinent information from the two-way radio communications with Police and EMS personnel,  processing 9-1-1 calls, processing emergency and non-emergency calls for service, provide pre-arrival instructions to patients for first aid/CPR calls for service, utilization of the CJIS and NCIC law enforcement systems and utilization of a Computer Aided Dispatch System.

Ideal candidates will remain calm under pressure, exercise good judgement, have the ability to communicate both orally and in writing clearly and concisely, have the ability to multi-task and have proficient typing and keyboard entry skills. Minimum qualifications are as follows: Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Pass an employment background investigation. For a detailed job description visit the State of New Jersey website at http://info.csc.state.nj.us/jobspec/06229.htm

Appointees who successfully complete 12 month training period will be eligible for advancement under Civil Service Commission procedure to the title of Public Safety Telecommunicator.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting Salary is $51,792. Benefits include vacation time, sick time, medical and dental insurance.

For further information please contact Captain Michael Ferrante mferrante@teaneckpolice.org or 201-837-2600 ext 2245 or 201-837-1785.

The Township of Teaneck is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to mferrante@teaneckpolice.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

To apply click the following link: policeapp.com/Teaneck-NJ-Police-Department

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