Job Title: DISPATCHER
Salary range: $20.10/hour
Department: Police Department
Responsible for dispatch of Police, Fire, EMS, Rural Fire, and Sheriff units to emergency situations. Maintains records and handles citizen calls.
The mission of every employee at the City of Trinidad is to deliver exceptional value and quality of life to all of our citizens. Each employee is measured by the ability to adhere to the city’s core value of Pride which is delivered through Purpose, Responsibility, Integrity, Dependability and Excellence. As a City we embrace and celebrate diversity and equity for all citizens and recognize that it is a privilege to serve the citizens of Trinidad, Colorado.
The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required. The City of Trinidad retains the right to modify or change the essential duties and additional functions of the job at any time without notice. Examples of duties are not intended to be all-inclusive or restrictive.
Note: Regular and predictable attendance in the performance of this job is an essential function.
Required Education and Experience:
High school education or G.E.D. and six to twelve months related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other Necessary Requirements:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Duties are generally performed in an office setting with a controlled environment. This position will work nights, holidays, and weekends.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Personal computer, Microsoft Office Suite, and databases; phone; fax and copy machine.
Works under the general supervision of the Communications Director.
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