Lincoln County is seeking qualified candidates for the position of 9-1-1 Public Safety Dispatcher. This position receives, processes and dispatches requests for public safety services, including emergency and non-emergency requests via 9-1-1, telephone and radio. Interaction with fire, police, EMS and other dispatchers, as well as members of the public occur throughout the day.
Minimum qualifications include: at least 2-3 years of public safety communications preferred; superior listening skills, proficiency in oral and written communications; ability to deal courteously and effectively with members of the public; ability to think and act quickly & efficiently; remain calm under stressful conditions; ability to use computer aided dispatch system and other dispatch tools; commitment to complete extensive training needed for the position during first six months of employment; extensive background check requirements must be met.
This full-time position will be required to work a variety of shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays. All applicants should be prepared to commit to this condition prior to applying.
Applications are available in the Lincoln County Commissioners' Office (207)882-6311 or at www.lincolncountymaine.me. Please submit resume and application to the Lincoln County Commissioners' Office, 32 High Street, Wiscasset, Maine 04578 no later than 2pm on Wednesday May 31, 2017.