9-1-1 Police Dispatcher
Job ID: 8943
Start Date: Varied
Duties: 9-1-1 Police Dispatchers receive and process emergency and non-emergency calls from the public, Fire Departments, BC Ambulance Service and other first responder agencies, such as Search and Rescue. Their role is to quickly prioritize, and accurately process calls to ensure police and public safety, resulting in safer communities. When you start your training as a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher, your annual salary will be $51,673. Upon successful completion of the nine-month 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher Training Program, you will be promoted to a 9-1-1- Police Dispatcher (TCO-02). Your annual salary will increase to $56,837. You will also be eligible for four annual pay increments, increasing your salary up to $66,496 after four years of service. Call Taking and Dispatching are done in a unique, highly structured and collaborative work environment which includes: •Working shifts during the day, evening, night, including weekdays, weekends and public holidays. •Listening through headsets connected to the police radio and telephone systems for long periods of time. •Being prepared for every type of call that could result in a critical or major event.
Requirements: BC RCMP is seeking highly motivated team players who possess strong communication and problem-solving abilities, and are motivated to make a vital contribution to the communities we serve. To apply to become a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher with BC RCMP you must: •Be a Canadian Citizen or have permanent resident status in Canada. •Be at least 19 years of age at the time of training. •Possess a Canadian secondary school (high school) diploma or equivalent. •Be proficient in English. The following criteria are considered assets for the 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher position: •Experience providing services to the public. •Experience working in an environment that requires multitasking.
Contact: Jaclyn Tremblett
Notes: The first step in the Application process is to complete our self evaluation questionnaire, \'Is This Career Right For You?\' found on our website, www.bcrcmp911.ca.
Address: Courtenay, BC