Town of Lisbon Full-time Communication Officer

The Town of Lisbon is seeking applicants for a Full-Time position as a Public Safety Communications Officer.

Nature of Work:
This is a skilled position serving as the first line of contact for the public to access the public safety network for both emergent and non-emergent situations. The Communications Officer must be able to gather essential information from callers, and dispatch the appropriate first responders to the scene for control of critical situations. The position requires the Communications Officer to possess excellent communication skills, be organized, adept at multi- tasking, level-headed and trustworthy. This is a 40 hour week position that will include daytime, evening and overnight hours, weekends and holidays. Successful candidates must be professional, showing both respect and compassion when communicating with the public and those in emergency services.

Prior experience in the Public Safety Communications Officer field is preferred but not required.
Experience and proficiency in the use of computers. The PSCO handles communication needs forPOLICE, FIRE, EMS and other town departments as required, and must be able to handle multiplephone lines.
A valid driver’s license.
Pass an extensive background investigation and willing to submit to a written examination, physicalexamination, polygraph and hearing exam.
Operate a multi-line telephone console system, alerting system, and TDD system for the deafand hearing-impaired.
Knowledge of NCIC, MESSENGER and IMC software preferred, but not required.

Starting wages based on current contractual pay scale ($18.26 to $22.37/hour) and commensurate to previous training, education and experience. 

This position will remain open until filled.

Applications are available at or the Lisbon Town Office. Please submit resume and cover letter along with employment application to:

                                                                                                          Lynna Izumi
                                                                                            Human Resources Director
                                                                                        300 Lisbon Street Lisbon, ME 04250

                                                                                The Town of Lisbon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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