City of Sanford - Public Safety Dispatcher

Employment Opportunity

City of Sanford, Maine 04073









Public Safety Dispatcher

The City of Sanford is accepting applications for positions for anticipated full-time Public Safety Dispatchers with the Sanford Regional Communications Center. 


The successful applicant will be responsible for the operation of communication equipment.  The successful applicant will also be responsible for receiving and transmitting routine and emergency requests for law enforcement, fire, rescue and/or emergency assistance in a coordinated and calm manner; to monitor public safety frequencies and to operate complex teletype and video terminals for automated information retrieval.


Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Applicants currently E-911 and EMD certified preferred.  Working knowledge of IMC is also desirable. Selected candidates will have to pass a multiple-step screening process including a polygraph exam. Applicants MUST successfully pass the City of Sanford Public Safety Dispatcher Assessment and MCJA ALERT Test in order to be considered.  All instructions are included in the instruction packet.


The City of Sanford offers a competitive salary and an environment conducive to personal growth. Additional compensation package includes: educational incentives, annual holiday buy out, annual sick time buy out and telephone allowance. The SRCC provides a 3-12 hour and 1-4 hour shift schedule per week.


Application and instruction packets may be obtained from the Human Resources Department or online @ under the Employment Opportunities icon.

Applications will be reviewed as received.

Applications and Resumes may be sent to:

Human Resources Department

City of Sanford, Maine

919 Main Street

Sanford, Maine 04073

Post: Friday, May 17th, 2019

Deadline:  Friday, June 28th, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Extended Deadline:  Friday, August 30th, 2019 at 4:30 PM

The City of Sanford is an equal opportunity employer.


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