This is a union position with a salary starting at $63,723.
The Village of Northbrook, Illinois (population 33,343), is a thriving, progressive community strategically located 25 miles north of Chicago. Home to several corporate headquarters, an upscale mall, a charming downtown, and several public transit resources, Northbrook is a prosperous village with a small-town feel. A family-oriented community, residents enjoy a variety of events and recreational opportunities, parks and natural areas, dining and retail choices, and high quality municipal services. Northbrook has a diverse blend of rich history and strong civic-minded leadership, making it a wonderful place to live, work, and play.
The Northbrook Police Department is recruiting a public safety dispatcher who will receive 911 emergency and non-emergency calls, dispatch Police response, monitor status of units and 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.
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.
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.
with Police Dispatcher in the subject field
Village of Northbrook
1225 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062
Position is open until filled however, candidates are encouraged to apply by November 30, 2023 to ensure consideration.
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