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Part-Time Dispatcher Opportunity

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PART-TIME DISPATCHER POSITION
The Abington Police Department is currently looking for a part-time police dispatcher.  This position will be for (2) 8 hour shifts (4pm-12pm) for a total of 16 hours each week.  Once trained the dispatcher will be assigned to the two evening shifts during a period between Mondays through Friday.  During training more duty hours may be assigned to accomplish training needs.

Position summary:  Receive and process police, fire and EMS related emergency and general calls using various state and local protocols.  Dispatch police, fire and EMS, and other agency units and personnel as needed.  Monitor and operate radio, computer, telephone and other specialized equipment in support of public safety communications and dispatch functions.  Must have very good communication skills with the ability to multi-task under stressful conditions.  Candidates will be required to assist the public that walks into the police facility and call the facility with non-emergency and emergency requests.  Perform other duties as assigned.  Those interested should request a detailed job description.

Candidates must complete a formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview; reference check and a complete background check including a criminal records check.  Candidates must also be able to pass all certifications and training requirements commensurate with the position.

Any questions of the position shall email Deputy Chief Chris Cutter at ccutter@abingtonpolice.org. If interested in applying for a position, please email a completed application.  Applications will be taken on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Compensation will be $21.00 per hour. 

Application for Employment HERE!

The Abington Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  
All applicants will be considered without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, and marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status within applicable Federal and State guidelines or statutes.

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“The Abington Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
All applicants will be considered without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin,
age, and marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap,
or any other legally protected status within applicable Federal and State guidelines or statutes.