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City of Sanford-Anticipated Public Safety Dispatcher

Start Date: April 29, 2024 | End Date: June 27, 2024
County: York County
Job Type: Public Safety - EMS, Public Safety - Fire, Public Safety - Police

Anticipated Public Safety Dispatcher Positions



The City of Sanford is accepting applications for anticipated full-time Public Safety Dispatchers with the Sanford Regional Communications Center. Applicants who successfully complete the requirements of the hiring process shall be considered for the positions and will be fully trained upon hire date.  A candidate list will be maintained for a period of twelve (12) months from completion of the required tests and oral board.



The successful applicant will be responsible for the operation of communication equipment, receiving and transmitting routine and emergency requests for law enforcement, fire, rescue and/or emergency assistance in a coordinated and calm manner; to monitor public safety frequencies and to operate complex teletype and video terminals for automated information retrieval.



Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Applicants currently E-911, EFD and EMD certified are preferred but not required.  Working knowledge of IMC is also desirable.  Selected candidates will have to pass a multiple-step screening process including a polygraph exam.  Applicants must successfully pass an Assessment Test and MCJA Alert Test in order to be considered.  All instructions are included in the instruction packet.



The City of Sanford offers a competitive salary and an environment conducive to personal growth. Additional compensation package includes: educational incentives, annual holiday buy out, annual sick time buy out and telephone allowance. The SRCC provides a 3-12 hour and 1-4 hour shift schedule per week.



Application and instruction packets may be obtained from the Human Resources Department or online @ under the Employment Opportunities icon.                                 


                                    ~Applications will be reviewed as received~






Applications and Resumes may be sent to:

Human Resources Department

City of Sanford, Maine

919 Main Street

Sanford, Maine 04073



Update Post:                         Thursday, December 28th, 2023

Extended Deadline:             Thursday, June 27th, 2024 at 5:30 PM


The City of Sanford is an equal opportunity employer.