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Police Dispatcher

Northbrook, Illinois

 

 

Village of Northbrook

1225 Cedar Lane

Northbrook, IL 60062

E-mail: hr@northbrook.il.us
Website: www.northbrook.il.us

 

 

 

Salary: $57,730 - $85,026

Population: 34,000

Application Deadline: 5/12/17

 

 

 

 

POLICE DISPATCHER

 

The Northbrook Police Department is recruiting

public safety dispatchers who will:

  • Receive 911 emergency and non-emergency calls

  • Dispatch Police response

  • Monitor status of units

  • Maintain related records

 

Duties also include:

  • Operating LEADS, NCIC, and Village computer networks to retrieve law enforcement related information as needed

Dispatchers operate multi-faceted communications devices, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), in-house computer systems, voice recording systems and Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD). Must have experience with computers and Windows operating systems.
 


Candidates must:

  • Be at least 21 years old

  • Possess, or be able to obtain within the first year of employment, a current Law Enforcement Agency Data System (LEADS) certification

  • Have a High school diploma or GED required

  • Have one to three years related communications or Police Department experience preferred

  • Must be skilled in keyboarding

  • Exercise good judgment

  • Be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality in the performance of your duties


Candidates must multi-task efficiently and under pressure. This is a public safety position and the unit is staffed twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. The work schedule will vary to include day and night hours, weekends, holidays, and extended hours in emergency, disaster, or other situations influenced by workload or staffing shortages. Successful candidates must pass applicant testing including polygraph exam, psychological evaluation, background investigation, drug screening, and hearing test.


Candidate must have a professional demeanor and sensitivity to maintain effective working relations with other employees and interact tactfully with the public to resolve situations that may involve high levels of stress, often in emergency circumstances.

 

 

This is a union position with a salary range of $57,730 to $85,026.

 


Email application, cover letter and

resume by May 12, 2017 to:

 

hr@northbrook.il.us

 

with Police Dispatcher in the subject field

 

OR

 

Mail to:

 

Village of Northbrook

Human Resources Manager

1225 Cedar Lane

Northbrook, IL 60062

 

 

Applications are available on the

Northbrook website at:

 

www.northbrook.il.us
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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