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Emergency Dispatcher 7-E8, Lansing Regional Communication Center

Police Force:State Police
Salary:$16.78 - $21.80 hourly $1,342.40 - $1,744.00 biweekly
Job #:5501-1479-AF
Job Title:Emergency Dispatcher 7-E8, Lansing Regional Communication Center
Closing Date/Time:Tue. 06/17/14 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary:$16.78 - $21.80 hourly
$1,342.40 - $1,744.00 biweekly
Job Type:Permanent Full Time
Location:Lansing, Michigan
Department:State Police

The dispatcher is an essential and crucial part of the law enforcement team. Dispatchers act in partnership with police officers working the road and supply critical information and crucial services for their day to day operation. Preliminary investigations, interpretations of complex computer printouts, coordinating the deployment of emergency personnel and equipment during any crisis situation, and routine assignments. A working knowledge of interrogation techniques, CPR, and Basic First Aid is required for this position.

Position Description

Required Education and Experience:
Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Emergency Dispatcher 7
One year of experience working in an emergency response situation such as law enforcement, fire, military, hospital, paramedical, or related field of work; or using communication devices and equipment to dispatch personnel or vehicles.

Emergency Dispatcher E8
One year of experience equivalent to an Emergency Dispatcher 7.
Additional Requirements and Information:

Positions at the Department of State Police may be required to possess CPR certification.

Candidates for positions at the Department of State Police are required to pass the agency-administered examiniation that tests the applicants' computer and other dispatching-related skills.

View the job specification at:

This position requires passing a pre-employment screening, including passing a drug screen, criminal history background check and a fingerprint check by the Michigan State Police.

Please attach a resume, cover letter and a copy of your official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application. Unofficial transcripts will not be accepted.

Current Michigan State Police employees must attach their last two performance appraisals.

Applicants will be selected for interviews based on the following screening criteria:
  • Scoring on pre-employment basic aptitude test
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Emergency Dispatch Center operations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of communication and computerized equipment required to operate an emergency communications system, including the MPSCS 800 MHz system
  • Experience in communicating effectively with law enforcement personnel and external agencies
  • Experience in public safety and emergency service operations
  • Writing ability as demonstrated through resume and accompanying documentation
  • Education and training relevant to the position

ClosingDate:Tue. 06/17/14 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34881


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