APPLY IN PERSON
1450 SOUTH MAIN STREET
BETWEEN 8 AM AND 4
PM - MONDAY - FRIDAY
Use the link below and download the 911 Employment
form and PRINT the form use the print icon on the PDF after the form is downloaded.
Complete the from and take it to Bob Moore at the 911 Call Center which is located at: 1450 South
Main Street, Dyer, TN 38330
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND THEN PRINT THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM
Please review the employment
before submitting your employment application.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Answer 911 calls coming into the call center and announce the call to the responders as needed.
Responses to fire, police, rescue and accident calls.
Talk someone through emergency first aid while
help is on the way.Try to get assistance
to citizens in need or distress.Observes
the high ethical
standards for the performance and conduct of yourself in a professional manor. Responsible for the accomplishments of the goals
formulated by the Operations Manager.Acts as a problem solver.
The employee will operate communication equipment, computers, and
other 911 equipment in the call center. The employee will work indoors and may be called on to work extended hours in times of emergency.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
May be assigned to help maintain the call center
from time to time. Subject
to call 24 hours a day in times of emergency. May be assigned to
work a variety of shifts on a permanent or temporary basis.Performs other duties as required by the Operations Manager.
Must be physically able to operate all or most
of the 911 equipment in the 911 Call Center.
KNOWLEDGE OF THE JOB:
The employee must have thorough knowledge of
the policies, procedures and activities of the 911 Call Center. Know how to keep abreast of any changes in policy, methods,
computer operation, equipment needs, ect. as they pertain to 911 operation and activities of the the Call Center. Is
able to effectively communicate and interact with supervisors and all other groups involved in the activities. Is able
to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner. Is able to
use independent judgment as situations warrant. Has the ability to meet allannual state and local minimum training requirements
Has knowledge of first aid procedures. Has the ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine
the proper action.
APPLICANT MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR
OLDER AND HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
MUST ALSO HAVE ABOVE AVERAGE TYPING SKILLS AND COMPUTER SKILLS.
BE ABLE TO MULTITASK AND HAVE GOOD MAP READING SKILLS.
APPLICANT MUST ALSO PASS A BACKGROUND CHECK AND
COMPLETE NCIC COMPUTER TRAINING, CPR, EMD,
AND 40 HOUR TELECOMMUNICATIONS COURSE .
MAJOR HEALTH AND
For FULL TIME DISPATCHER
- 100% of employee’s
Medical and Life Insurance Paid by Gibson County 911
- Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System
1 week after 1 year of service, 2 weeks after 2 years of service,
3 weeks after 10 years of service,
4 weeks after 20 years of service
- Paid sick leave accrued at 1 day per month
All full-time Dispatcher enployed by any agency in the State of Tennessee are required to meet minimum standards
and must meet pre-employment requirements and, upon completion of the required training, will be issued a the proper Certification.
(a) Be at least (18) years of age;
(b) Be a citizen of the United States;
Be a high school graduate of possess equivalence.
No waivers will be granted for minimum educations requirements;
(d) Not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty to or entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge
or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances related to force, violence, theft dishonesty,gambling,
liquor or controlled substances;
of an application Individuals with
applications on file are normally called and offered an opportunity to take the basic skills test. The basic skills test is given on as needed basics. Most individuals who successfully pass the skill
tests are called for an interview. Interviews
are conducted by Call Center Operations Manager.