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Position Title: Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher)
Agency Name: Columbus Platte County Joint Communications Center
Category: Dispatcher
Location: Columbus, NE
The City of Columbus has a current job opening and is accepting applications for the position of a fulltime Communications Specialist (911 Dispatcher) at the Joint Communication Center. This will be a night shift position, will work every other weekend and some holidays.

The position is responsible for technical work receiving and dispatching emergency service calls on an assigned shift. A critical requirement of this class is receiving calls for emergency service and dispatching emergency service units on a regular basis. Work involves operating an emergency service console receiving and dispatching calls for emergency services including police, fire, and medical services. An employee is also responsible for monitoring a variety of emergency broadcast and information services. Work is performed under general supervision from the Lead Communications Specialist. The employee exercises some independent judgment in dispatching appropriate units to the scene. Must be able to pass a typing test of 35WPM.

Pay Range is $17.15 – $23.19 per hour and offers a competitive benefit package.

Obtain applications from the City Hall, 2424 14 St, Columbus, NE or download from the City of Columbus website. All applications must be submitted to Tammy Orender by Monday, December 30, 2019.

Tammy Orender
Human Resource Director
Salary: $17.15-$23.19
Closing Date: 3/11/2020
Contact Person: Tammy Orender
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 402-562-4243
Contact Address:
2424 14th St
Columbus, NE 68601
Web Site:
Opening Date: 12/12/2019

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