Police Dispatcher


: $50,405.00 - $84,500.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Government

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Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you ll be part of a team that s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

Receives, records and dispatches service calls and requests to ensure that security and public safety needs at PHHS facilities are handled in a timely manner.Education:-High school graduate or GED.Experience:-Prefer previous law enforcement experience. Certification/Registration/Licensure: Must obtain within one year from date of hire or placement in role Basic Telecommunications Certification from the State of Texas.Skills or Special Abilities:-Must pass extensive background investigation.-Must pass a pre-employment polygraph. -Must be able to demonstrate multi-tasking abilities.-Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of personal computers. -Must have effective written and oral communication skills. -Must be able to make sound judgments. -Must remain calm and effectively respond during stressful and/or high pressure emergency situations. -Must deal with the public and fellow employees in a tactful and diplomatic manner. - Must be able to effectively respond in a stressful or high pressure environment handling emergency and non-emergency communications in a calm manner.- Must be able to deal with the public and fellow employees in a tactful and diplomatic manner.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Associated topics: 911, call, call center, command center, communication specialist, dispatcher, fire, hospital, phone, telecommunicator * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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