Under regular supervision, performs dispatch duties for the Town, including receiving and processing requests for law enforcement, fire, and emergency services. Work involves dispatching appropriate personnel for response to requests in protecting lives and property; ensuring calls are handled in a professional and timely manner; exercising judgement in urgency of calls; and preparing and maintaining various documents and logs as required. Employee works under stressful conditions.
Please upload your resume, a list of references, copy of high school diploma, copy of college degree, copy of birth certificate, copy of driver’s license, current credit history, form DD-214, and copy of social security card.
The Town of Summerville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit and hire employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions), age, political affiliation or disability, except when physical condition is a bona fide occupational qualification, and any other status protected by federal or state law.
The Summerville Police Department utilizes the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) in it’s selection process. POST is recommended by the South Carolina Chief’s of Police Association and is provided by Stanard & Associates. Study guides and practice tests can be obtained HERE.
The Summerville Police Department also utilizes the The National Dispatcher Selection Test (NDST), also from Stanard & Associates, in the selection process of dispatchers.