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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The City of East Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

An employment application must be completed and submitted to Human Resources to be considered for a position. For an application please click here.

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East Providence Fire Department begins 2014 Recruitment Drive. For more information click here.

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East Providence Police Department begins 2014 Recruitment Drive.  For more information click here.

East Providence Police Department 2014 Recruitment Drive Voluntary Survey click here 

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CITY OF EAST PROVIDENCE
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

CENTRAL COMMUNICATION DISPATCHER

$39,934.04 – $47,481.56

The job of Central Communications Dispatcher exists in order to provide for reception of citizen requests for assistance, to provide for the operation of radio dispatching services for public safety personnel, to provide for record keeping duties related thereto, and to monitor police headquarters video and audio security systems

Operates communication equipment in accordance with standard operating procedures. Receives phone calls for assistance from the public, alarms, and radio messages from police, fire and rescue personnel. Transmits requests for service and dispatches police patrol units, fire apparatus, rescue vehicles and other members of the police and fire departments when and where required. Responsible for data entry record keeping. Work schedule includes either 2nd or 3rd shift and 4 days on/2 days off rotating schedule which includes weekends and holidays. Performs related work as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

High school graduate with clerical, computer and typing experience, post high school education preferred; and one (1) year experience in public safety, military, or rescue dispatching.

EXAMINATION WEIGHT

50% Written, 50% Oral

Please submit application and resume to City of East Providence, Human Resources Dept., 145 Taunton Avenue, 3rd floor, East Providence, RI 02914, or email to hr@cityofeastprov.com no later than 4:00 pm., Friday, July 11, 2014. Applications are available at: www.eastprovidenceri.net.

The City of East Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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