The Town of Tilton is currently seeking a full-time Communications Specialist.
The Tilton Police Department receives emergency and non-emergency requests for police assistance. Communications Specialists determine the nature of the call and dispatches personnel accordingly. This position requires the usage of a variety of equipment to include dispatch consoles, radio consoles, and telephone/computer systems. Hours worked vary between days, evenings, weekends, and holidays on a rotating schedule.
Candidates must be successful in a high-paced environment where multitasking is essential and will be required to obtain and relay crucial information effectively to personnel and other agencies to uphold public safety. Candidates will be expected to work well together with other agencies, officials, and the general public.
A background investigation and polygraph may be required, and applicants must have no felony convictions, serious charges, or crimes involving violence.
Starting rate of $19.50 per hour
Education & Experience: High school diploma or equivalent with 1-2 years of customer service or communications experience strongly preferred. College education without previous work experience may be considered.
Licenses & Certifications: Will be required to obtain S.P.O.T.S Operator Certification within six months from date of hire. Candidates must also successfully complete the Communications Specialist training program.
Full-time employees will receive a benefits package to include: Health/Dental insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 11 paid holidays, and participation in the New Hampshire Retirement System.
All those interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to Communications Supervisor Nicole Kloetz at firstname.lastname@example.org