Marion County – The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for a civilian Regional Dispatcher at its dispatch center located at the Indianapolis Post in Marion County. A dispatcher’s primary responsibility is to receive, collate, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch information to ISP police personnel.
To qualify, the applicant must be a high school graduate or possess the equivalent GED and be able to successfully pass a Department approved Dispatch Simulation test and typing test. You must also obtain two certifications within the first six months. Two years of experience in the public safety communication field along with an Emergency Medical Technician certification is preferred.
Those interested should be able to:
- Work on several tasks simultaneously in a busy and noisy environment
- Remain seated for long periods of time
- Remain calm during emergency situations
- Work rotating or multiple shifts, requiring weekends and/or holidays
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans, and accrued leave.
Interested persons must apply online. If you are a current state employee, select this link. All others seeking an opportunity within state government, please click this link. The job posting date is 8/25/17 and it is titled Regional Dispatcher with a location of Marion County. The job ID is 610843 and the online application must be completed before 9/1/2017.
Applicants must be able to successfully pass a background investigation, and are asked to submit a full work history, copies of high school transcripts or GED certificate, college transcripts, technical certificates and a DD214 (if applicable).