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Denver in need of 911 operator with pay starting at $24/hour

Steven Bonifazi

By Steven Bonifazi / NewsBreak Denver

(DENVER, Colo.) Denver is seeking a public safety professional to fulfill the role of emergency communication technician, with a starting rate of $24/hour.

The full-time position also offers a $1,200 bonus available after a nine-month probationary period.

Operators will provide emergency and non-emergency help through the telephone and text messages for people who contact Denver 911 for emergency medical services, fire and/or police.

They also give emergency medical dispatch instructions over the phone.

Additional job responsibilities:

  • Process a high volume of calls and texts under demanding emergencies.
  • Determine the nature of the call (police, fire, medical or multi-discipline).
  • Use Emergency Medical Dispatch methods over the phone if required.
  • Gather information and accurately enter it into the Computer Aided Dispatch system.
  • Work alone in speaking to callers to assess the urgency of an incident and correct response.

Applicants must be willing to work eight to 12-hour days, swing and graveyard shifts. They must also be prepared to work on weekends and holidays and work overtime on short notice.

Ideal candidates must be at least 18-years old and must hold a high school graduation or GED, HiSET or TASC certificate. Two years of public contact experience is also needed.

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