Job Opening: 911 Dispatcher

The City of La Grande is accepting applications for this position.

COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN I – 911 Dispatcher

Salary: $16.38 to $19.85 per hour

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Receive information regarding emergency and life-threatening
situations, and facilitate the necessary resources to mitigate them.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Must possess HS diploma or GED; be 18 years of age and physically capable of
performing the duties of a Telecommunicator and have 1 year of general clerical experience. Must possess the ability to
type 40 words per minute with 100% accuracy, have advanced knowledge of English grammar and spelling and use of
standard office equipment. Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license or obtain one within 30 days. Must successfully
complete department written, physical, oral board, background, psychological, medical, and drug screening. Must be able to pass DPSST standards for hearing. Must obtain LEDS certification, CPR/First Aid Card, and Emergency Medical
Dispatch training within six months of appointment. Must be able to obtain a Basic Telecommunicator Certificate from
DPSST within one year of employment or the timeline established by Oregon Administrative Rule. Must continuously
maintain certification for duration of employment.

BENEFITS
Family medical, dental and vision insurance
Retirement
Paid Vacation Leave
Paid Holiday Leave
Paid Sick Leave
Education and certification incentives

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