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Dispatcher:  Accepting applications for PT Dispatcher until December 15, 2017. See below.
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Part Time Dispatcher

The Township of Derry Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Dispatcher in the Police Department Communications Center.

Applicants for this position must be well organized with strong verbal skills and have the ability to perform multiple tasks under stressful situations.  Applicants should possess good penmanship, computer knowledge/skills, have the aptitude to make quick decisions and be able to think independently as well as follow orders.

Duties include receiving emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, communicating with police units via radio systems, data entry into and interacting with Computer Aided Dispatch software, working with local, state, and national computer systems, viewing security system monitors, and aiding people entering the police department seeking assistance.

Current or prior public safety training, education or experience is preferred but not required.

Successful candidates for this position must be available to work various scheduled shifts throughout the day and night, including weekends and holidays.  Most shifts will be 4, 8 or 12 hours.  There are no guaranteed minimum number of hours in any given time period.  This position offers a competitive salary, holiday pay and paid vacation time.

Applications may be picked up at the Township of Derry Police Department, 620 Clearwater Road, Hershey, PA. or obtained on the Township of Derry website.  Application deadline is December 15, 2017.

The Township of Derry Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer