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Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher)

City of Bismarck
Job Description
Job Overview
Number of Openings: 4
Hours of Work: Varies; rotating shifts; overnight shifts
Days of Work: Varies; includes weekends and holidays
Testing to be Completed: IPMA Entry Level 911-10 Test
Documents to Attach: Resume, Cover Letter, Certifications
Closing Date: 6/23/2021
Job Description
The Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) performs tasks necessary for the operation of the Central Dakota Communications Center, providing public safety dispatching services for the urban and rural fire departments, law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services agencies, and other governmental agencies.  Responds to emergency, non-emergency and administrative calls; prioritizes calls and makes determinations of response requirements.  Provides pre-arrival instructions to callers, monitors and receives alarms, dispatches and monitors public safety resources and documents actions taken.
Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Special Requirements
Ability to attain and maintain NCIC certification.
City of Bismarck Benefits
  • Health Insurance - 100% employer paid family plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Term Disability at 60%
  • Annual and Sick Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance for employee and dependents
  • 457 Deferred Compensation plan
  • Short Term Disability, Accident, Cancer, and Life Insurance Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. No sponsorships considered. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background checks.
The City of Bismarck is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For technical issues please contact recruiting at 701-355-1337
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