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Town of Sandwich Administrative Offices Public Safety Emergency Telcommunicators in Sandwich, Massachusetts

The Town of Sandwich is currently hiring for Part-Time positions for Public Safety Emergency Telecommunicators. Successful candidates will work varied part-time shifts no more than 19 hours per week out of the Sandwich Emergency Communications Center at the Sandwich Police Department beginning around June 2021. Telecommunicators work under the general direction of the shift commander in conformance with departmental regulations, applicable provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, applicable Federal Laws, local by-laws and professional standards. Candidates will operate communication systems utilizing radio, telephone and computer equipment to receive 911 emergency and routine calls requesting police, fire and EMS services; provides information to the public; dispatches public safety personnel and equipment in response to service requests and to organize and coordinate the activities of field units; maintains records of activities in response to service requests; and performs related work as required. The successful candidates will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to multitask under pressure. Qualified applicants should possess E911 Next Generation Equipment Certification, 40 Hour Public Safety Basic Telecommunicators certifications, 32 Hour APCO Emergency Medical Dispatching Certification, and CJIS system operator Certification. If candidate is lacking certifications, candidate will be provided training through the Massachusetts State 911 Department academy and our in-house training program.