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Welcome to Old Saybrook, CT, where the Connecticut River meets the Sound.
We are one of the oldest towns in the state, incorporated on July 8,1854.   We have a long history dating back to 1635, when we began as an independent colony known as the Saybrook Plantation.

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One (1) Full Time and Multiple PER DIEM
Public Safety Dispatcher positions
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-18 Years of Age
-High School Diploma or GED
-Proficient with using computers including Microsoft Office and windows based programs
-Ability to take and follow orders
-Skilled in typing and taking hand and typewritten notes
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-Ability to multitask and work under extreme pressure in a fast paced environment
-Excellent vision (after correction) and hearing

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
-The ability to obtain and maintain various State and National Emergency Communication Certifications, including but not limited to:
National Incident Management System
State of Connecticut Telecommunicator
E-911
Emergency Medical, Police and Fire Dispatching
NCIC/COLLECT

-Must be of good moral character and successfully complete the Department’s testing process, which includes, but is not limited to, written, psychomotor and oral examinations, as well as a complete background investigation and medical screening.

HOURS / COMPENSATION:   
Part Time / Per Diem – Various Shifts
$ 17.86/Hour – Training Wage
$ 22.77/Hour – Following Certification and completion of the Department’s Training Program
Uniforms Provided       

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:
Persons filling this position shall work for the Emergency Communications Division and shall be considered a Support Employee of the Department of Police Services.   General duties include, but are not limited to, receiving and transmitting emergency and administrative information for Public Safety and Municipal Agencies/Departments using all communication tools and technologies.  Maintaining two-way radio contact with dispatched public safety personnel and the creating and keeping of accurate records. Dispatches, monitors and interacts with police, fire and medical calls in progress, and relays information to the public and members of the public safety community as required.  Uses computers to input, retrieve and transmit information from State Motor Vehicle, National Crime Information System and other information sharing networks.  Has high interaction with the general public through greeting them in person and receiving and managing emergency and non-emergency telephone calls and provides appropriate services and assistance as necessary.  Responsible for other duties as assigned.  

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Interested Persons must pick up an application packet at the Department of Police Services and or Download an Application Packet at www.oldsaybrookpolice.com   Applicants MUST follow directions as detailed in the application packet.  Application materials including a non-refundable $35 examination fee are due no later than noon on Friday, July 13, 2018.
Posted – June 22, 2018




Per Diem Dispatcher Application..pdf




Full Time Dispatcher Application.pdf








 
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Selectmen's Office: 302 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475 PH: (860) 395-3123 Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30AM - 4:30PM