Typical Duties (After Training) Operates automatic call distribution telephone workstation to receive emergency (9-1-1) and non-emergency calls. Determines type, location, and extent of emergency. Types information from caller into computer terminal. Codes messages where appropriate. Relays information electronically to dispatcher, appropriate personnel, or other agencies. Assists callers with basic life support procedures. Operates a Computer-Aided Dispatch System to dispatch calls according to set protocol. Dispatches emergency equipment and personnel to scene. Operates a dispatching radio console workstation. Reads maps and gives directions to location of the incident. Performs assigned tests of communications equipment. Attends training sessions as required.
- Posting closes at 11:59 CT on Monday, June 10, 2019
- Orientation and pre-hire testing to include Criticall and ECOMM testing (scheduled for June 21 (Fr), 22 (Sa), and 24 (Mo)).
- Provide: Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Driver's License or State Issued ID Card, and Proof of Education (High School Diploma or GED).
- Panel Interview (tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, July 2)
- Attend 6 week training class (Tentative class date: Monday, August 19)
- OJT (rotating shifts)
YOU MUST MEET ALL THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED.
1. Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
2. Must be a citizen of the United States.
3. Must have a high school diploma or equivalency.
4. No convictions or guilty pleas or have entered a plea of nolo contendere to any felony charge, or to any violation of any federal or state laws or city ordinances relating to force, violence, theft, dishonesty, gambling, liquor or controlled substances. (Tenn. Code Ann. 7-86-205)
5. Not have been released or discharged under other than an honorable or medical discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States.
2060 15th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212