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E-911 Dispatcher - Trainee

Kittanning, PA
Upon Graduation from training, pay rate increases to $15.88 per hour.

Applicants must be 18 years of age.

Overall Responsibilities

To receive emergency calls and dispatch appropriate emergency response services. This is specialized work in receiving and dispatching emergencies as well as routine calls in the Armstrong County 911 Center for the citizens of Armstrong County.
 
Duties include, but are not limited to;
Receives emergency calls for assistance. Obtains accurate information regarding the nature/location of emergency. Dispatches appropriate services. Interacts with local police departments, ambulance services, state police and volunteer fire and rescue departments. Conveys emergency medical dispatch information. Process requests and provides information for CLEAN/NCIC. Maintains accurate and complete documentation. Monitors, maintains and responds to in-house alarms. Maintains confidential files and procedures records and log sheets for department. Operates computer and technical equipment and provides basic equipment maintenance. Processes various forms, reports and other department paperwork. Keeps updated on all policies, procedures and regulations. Monitors weather conditions. Knowledge of DPS policies and procedures and ability to retain and recall these procedures. Must be a resident of Armstrong County.
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION/TRAINING:
High school diploma or equivalent, plus additional training in computers and emergency medical services or police and fire training.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
0-2 years of dispatching experience is preferred.  Must be certified in CPR, Class “C”, or any acceptable combination of experience and training.

Armstrong County considers qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, service animals, familiar status, veteran status, gender, non-job related disability, or any other legally protected status.
 
For questions concerning this or any other position, please contact the Employment Coordinator at (724)548-3205.
 
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The County of Armstrong is an equal opportunity employer. In recognition of its responsibility to its staff and the community it serves, we reaffirm our policy to assure fair and equal treatment in all of our employment practices, for all persons. We will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age or national origin, nor against any qualified individual with a disability, disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam War.
 
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