The Milford Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Police Telecommunications Operation/Dispatcher Position. This position requires working rotating 8 hour shifts, weekends, and holidays. Applicants will be expected to undergo background investigation and drug/medical evaluation. Benefits include: Competitive Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Life/AD&D, LTD, 457b Def. Comp. and Pension Plan. Applications are available at the Milford Police Department. Closing date for this notice is July 22, 2016. EOE.
Here is some more information about our center. The Communications Division is supervised by the administrative lieutenant and consists of 11 civilian communications specialists. These positions are currently held by six full-time dispatchers and five part-time dispatchers who relieve the full-time employees when needed. There is one communication specialist permanently assigned to each patrol shift and two communications specialists assigned to work as floaters. The communications center also has an assigned full-time terminal agency coordinator (TAC). The TAC is a civilian who makes computer entries, updates records, and handles the audits that are conducted by both the State of Delaware and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The Milford Police Department prides itself on the accuracy of its entries during these audits. Dispatchers monitor many different frequencies, including those of city fire services, ambulances, city maintenance departments, and police officers. The dispatchers are responsible for receiving calls from the public either via telephone or walk-in reports, interpreting the information, and dispatching officers to the scene. The Communications Center is staffed by nationally certified emergency dispatch trainers.
Please send applications and/or resumes to:
Milford Police Department
Attn: Vicky Knorr
400 N.E. Front Street
Milford, Delaware 19963