EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (ECO)
Salary: $35,963.20 annually
Job Type: Full Time
Closing: March 30, 2018 11:59 PM Pacific
The principal function of an employee in this class is to answer emergency and nonemergency calls, including calls for other city services using multi-line telephone and 911 systems.
Employees in this class are responsible for fast, efficient and accurate receiving, dispatching and processing of calls and messages from and to police vehicles and personnel on an assigned shift. The work is performed under the supervision of a Emergency Communications Shift Supervisor, with some latitude granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment, frequently under stressful conditions.
Acceptable experience and training includes a high school diploma or GED equivalency and some experience and/or training in police dispatch, communications, clerical work or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
We are Post Falls Police!
Law enforcement is a courageous profession. Members of the Post Falls Police Department commit daily to the oath of office they've sworn to uphold with integrity. Within law enforcement, police officer positions garnish the most attention since officers are out in the community, which is a necessary and important part of their job. Yet numerous other positions at the police department help create a cohesive, interdependent team of professional community servants.
In the recruitment video below, you'll get a glimpse at those professionals, from 911 dispatchers to records specialists and volunteers.