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River Forest, Illinois



West Suburban Consolidated

Dispatch Center

400 Park Avenue

River Forest, IL 60305

Phone: 708-771-9110

Fax: 708-771-9119     




Salary: $51,560 - $66,589


Application Deadline: 5/13/16




Full-Time Telecommunicator



The West Suburban Consolidated Dispatch Center (WSCDC) is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Telecommunicator.  WSCDC is a primary PSAP and answers calls and dispatches Police, Fire and EMS for the Villages of Elmwood Park, Oak Park, River Forest and the City of Park Ridge. 



Applicants must:

  • Be able to type a minimum of 40 words-per-minute

  • Successfully pass a written examination, criminal background check, drug and alcohol screenings, hearing tests, psychological tests

  • Be able to obtain full-access LEADS and Emergency Medical Dispatch certification

  • Employees must reside within the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Lake, Kane, LaSalle and Will


Full-time Telecommunicators work 12-hour shifts with rotating days off (0630-1830 or 1830-0630).  While in training, it may be necessary to switch shifts periodically until permanent assignment is made when training is complete.   



Telecommunicator Salary Range:


$51,560 $66,589 after completion of 6 years



WSCDC offers:

  • HMO or PPO medical plans

  • Medical flexible spending

  • Dental and eye insurance

  • Life insurance

  • IMRF

  • ICMA (457) 


Applications can be downloaded at:




Can be picked up between the hours of

8:00 AM and 3:00 PM at:


WSCDC (use the south building entrance)

400 Park Avenue

River Forest, IL 60305


All applicants are required to deliver the completed application in person during the hours and address listed above.  The deadline is May 13, 2016.



If you have any further questions please contact:


Administrative Assistant Christine Randall or Deputy Director Amy Kosinsky













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