Current Job Opportunities: 

Public Safety Communications Specialist

Public Safety Communications Specialist: 

If you are interested in a challenging career with the Tilton Police Department as a Communications Specialist, applicants are always encouraged to apply.

 The Tilton Police Department Communications Division provides 16-hour emergency dispatch communications 7 days a week for the Tilton Police 

Department. Wages: Start between $17.50-$19.50 (based on experience)

Scope of Work:

Duties include, but are not limited to: Telecommunications, answer phones, meet and provide service to the public. Receive emergency 

and non-emergency calls from the public and E-911. Dispatch appropriate Police response to emergency and non-emergency calls. 

Processes all Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) entry; receives and dispatches radio transmissions; maintains logs and records of calls received 

and the nature of each dispatch; transfers calls to proper local, State and Federal officials as necessary; performs directly related work as required.

The ideal candidate must be able to multitask, analyze situations quickly and objectively and make decisions under pressure.

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

Minimum of 18 years of age
A United States Citizen
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Ability to work rotating shifts (nights, weekends and holidays included)

License/Certification: Must obtain certification as a State Police On-Line Telecommunications Systems Operator within six (6) months of hire.

Applicants who meet the basic qualifications are selected on a competitive basis. 

To be considered candidates must successfully complete a selection process, which may include:

Written examination
Oral Board Interview
Thorough background examination
Polygraph examination
Complete on site training program

All interested candidates should submit a resume and application to Detective Sergeant Nate Buffington.

Applications can be found on the Tilton Police Website at under the Employment Tab.

Applications can be turned in to the Tilton Police Department at 179 East Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276, 

Mailed to PO Box 292, Tilton, NH 03276 or emailed to


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