E-911 Telecommunicator

The term public safety telecommunicator is used to describe those communications professionals who perform call taking and dispatching duties.  A public safety telecommunicator may be assigned to call taking only, dispatching only or may perform both functional responsibilities.

The position of public safety telecommunicator involves more than answering the phone and sending response units to calls for service.  Public safety communications has evolved into a specialized and professional field of endeavor requiring the application of knowledge,  attributes and skills not commonly found in other occupations.

Most of our full time telecommunicators work 12 hour shifts following the Pitman Schedule in a climate controlled 24 hour call center that is open 365 days per year.  Our fulltime POWER SHIFT telecommunicators work 8 hour shifts from 2PM-10PM Tuesday – Saturday each week and may be offered additional hours as scheduling permits.

STARTING PAY: $12.77 hourly. Full benefits package: Medical Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield paid by employer, Vision and Dental available, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick time, 3% company match on 457b retirement plan, incentive/certification pay raises available.  Successful completion of training program required during probation period.

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The volunteer fire personnel are an integral part of the fire protection we are able to provide to the citizens of Webster parish.  Daily, the men and women who serve in this capacity control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.

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