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911 Emergency Dispatcher

Start Date: November 22, 2023 | End Date: December 20, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Public Safety - EMS

Cumberland County government seeks candidates to fill multiple positions as 911 Emergency Dispatchers in it's Windham, Maine communications center.  Selected candidates will perform the essential role of assisting the public by taking both emergency and non‐emergency calls for service and dispatching information to the proper responding fire departments, emergency medical services or law enforcement agencies in Cumberland County. 

The individual selected for this vital role will:

  • Hold a High School diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license;
  • Possess computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office/Word;
  • Possess excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm and maintain control in stressful situations;
  • Be, or have the ability to become, knowledgeable of county and town geographic layouts.

Candidates must successfully complete the terminal operator control course and the CPR and Emergency Medical Dispatching Course within one year of employment. Selected candidates will be subject to a background investigation and polygraph exam.  They must also successfully complete a Criticall exam.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking to add your experience to a fast paced environment with a great team, we look forward to seeing your application!

Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce. Come join our team and culture of engaged employees. Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success. We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities.

This position is 40 hours per week, with a full benefits package. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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