Employment opportunity: Blue Island 911 Dispatchers
City of Blue Island Police Department 13031 S. Greenwood Blue Island, IL 60406 Phone: 708-396-7020
The City of Blue Island seeks qualified candidates for Full Time and Part Time 911 Dispatchers. Candidates must be willing and able to work flexible shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
The 911 Dispatchers include: • Receiving, screening and assigning Police, Fire, and EMS emergency and non-emergency calls • L.E.A.D.S. and warrant entries • Maintaining dispatch records Knowledge and Skills Required: • Be L.E.A.D.S. certified or capable of attaining respective certifications within six months • Applicant must be well organized and able to manage complex issues • Applicant must have a professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills • Type accurately with a speed of at least 40 WPM • Fast paced, computerized customer service experience desired • Flexibility and multi-tasking are paramount Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements: • Minimum age requirement of 18 years old • Education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma • Ability to speak clear articulate English • Ability to speak Spanish is a plus
All candidates will be subject to a background check. Felonies and certain misdemeanors convictions will disqualify you from this position.
Interested and qualified applicants must submit an application for employment obtained in person at the Blue Island Police Department located at 13031 S. Greenwood Blue Island, Illinois 60406 The City of Blue Island is an Equal Opportunity Employer