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26 Oct 2021

EMA Public Safety Dispatcher

Town of Bedford – Posted by BedfordHR Bedford, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Applications are now being accepted for a Full-Time position with the Bedford Emergency Communication Center. The Town of Bedford is seeking individuals to work in a fast-paced combined police, fire & EMS communications center. This is an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in Bedford’s public safety operations.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Receiving and transmitting emergency calls by telephone, radio, or other signal system;
  • Relay information to police, fire and EMS responders;
  • Record keeping of all activity related to the delivery of emergency services and enters data into records management system;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by appropriate authority.

Applicants should possess a high school diploma, as well as good typing and communication skills. Successful candidates must be willing to work any shift including nights, holidays & weekends as well as overtime hours when needed, have no criminal record, have a good work history and references and be able to successfully complete required Massachusetts State Department of 911 (Academy) and departmental training. Proficiency with Windows based programs, including Microsoft Office is required.

Starting salary is $795.97/week. (plus additional contractual benefits where top pay can reach $1,015.87/hr.) This full-time position averages 37.5 hours per week, working a 4-2 schedule. Previous training and applicable experience preferred, however not required. The Town of Bedford offers a comprehensive and generous benefits package. Bedford Emergency Communications Officers are also members of the IAFF union.

The Town of Bedford is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

How to Apply

Application for employment may be downloaded at: www.bedfordma.gov/employment.

  • The Application and a Resume is required for all applicants.

The position will be open until filled.

Please send completed applications, resume and letter of interest to:
Colleen Doyle
Assistant Town Manager for Human Resources and Administration
Via mail: Town of Bedford
10 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA 01730
Email: humanresources@bedfordma.gov
or fax to (781) 275-6310

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: EMA. Job Tags: Public Safety Dispatcher. Salaries: $20-25/hr.


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