City of Burleson Texas Jobs
City of Burleson Texas Jobs
  • Full Time
  • Burleson, TX
  • $57,898.22 D.O.E USD / Year

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Job Description Summary

Public Safety Dispatchers receive, assess, prioritize, and classify calls for service on emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatch requests to Police, Fire, EMS and other service agencies. The section operates on a seven day, 24 hour basis. Must be available to work any shift, weekends and holidays. Subject to mandatory overtime on occasion.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Type 35 wpm. No felony convictions. Have normal hearing, vision correctable to 20/20.
Preferred: Prior Public Safety dispatching experience. Bilingual skills strongly desired. College degree. Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required skills and abilities is qualifying. 

To qualify for a Basic Telecommunications proficiency certificate, an applicant must meet all minimum requirements:  Successful completion of on the job training.40-hour Basic Telecommunications Certification course and a 24-hour Crisis Communication class within one year from hire date. Obtain 16-hour TCIC/NCIC certification within six months from hire date. Completion of TDD/TTY training. Valid Texas Drivers License with good driving record. Intermediate and Advanced Certification require additional training hours, years of experience and mandatory courses to qualify.

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