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Below is a list of jobs available with the City of Garden City. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources at human.resources@gardencityks.us or 620-276-1175. 

Police Dispatcher

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$13.31 - $19.96 per hour DOQ
  • Posted Date:01/03/2018

The Garden City Police Department is accepting applications for full-time Police Dispatcher (Communicator). Primary responsibilities include: Answering telephone and emergency 911 calls, dispatching police, fire and other emergency personnel, and recording pertinent information and computer entry.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include: A high school diploma or GED, previous experience in communications, secretarial or working with the public preferred, must be a legal U.S. Resident and a valid Kansas driver’s license required. Typing skills of 30 WPM is preferred. Personnel are assigned rotating shifts. Selection Process: Includes typing test, psychological eval, medical exam, oral board interview, background investigation, polygraph & urinalysis/drug screen

Special Requirements

A completed City application is required. Apply online or at the City Administrative Center, 2nd Floor, 301 N. 8th Street. Testing and Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis. Applicants are encouraged to schedule an observation of the Communications Center to see the duties first hand. EOE

Miscellaneous Information

Pay incentives are given for college, previous experience and bi-lingual skills. The City of Garden City offers an excellent benefit package, which includes family health insurance, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits. A $1000.00 Sign-On Bonus is now being offered to all individuals hired as Police Dispatchers.

 

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