Perform trainee duties receiving and directing emergency and non-emergency calls and utilizing emergency communications equipment to dispatch emergency response personnel to provide timely response to requests for assistance. Trainees must obtain their First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), FCIC/NCIC, and valid State of Florida 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicator certifications during the probationary period.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
Note: Incumbents function in a trainee capacity to gain proficiency in the duties listed below and become eligible for promotion to Digital Communications Dispatcher upon successful completion of the trainee program.
Note: To be acquired during the training period.
Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and
A passing score on a written test; and
A passing score on digital dispatcher pre-employment testing; and
Meeting all medical, physical, and psychological requirements; and
Possession of a First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and FCIC/NCIC Certifications within six months of date of hire.