Full Time Dispatcher


Full-Time Dispatcher


We are presently taking applications for a Full-Time Dispatch (day shift) position. The Town of Fort Kent offers a competitive salary.


Responsible duties of the dispatch are as follows:


  • Provides communication and support services to the police, fire and ambulance departments.
  • Inputs and accesses information automated law enforcement systems.
  • Coordinates dispatching of emergency police, fire and other public safety equipment by receiving and transmitting radio calls.  
  • Receive requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provides pertinent data. Inputs and retrieves computer data quickly.
  • Types letters, forms and reports.
  • Processes emergency requests for service.
  • Answers questions and provides information to the public over the telephone and in person.
  • Maintains accurate, up-to-date files and logs.
  • Relates effectively to those contacted in the course of work.
  • Prepares reports as required.
  • Uses good judgment in making decisions, in emergency and routine situations.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Public safety dispatchers work 12-hour shift assignments including weekends and holidays.  The schedule is 2 days on and 2 days off with every other weekend off.    

The Town of Fort Kent offers competitive salary and benefits.

Please forward resume, cover letter with application attention to the Police Department:

Town Manager, Suzie Paradis

Town of Fort Kent

416 West Main Street

Fort Kent, Maine 04743

E-mail: sparadis@fortkent.org


Application will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Applications can be picked up at Police Department, Town Office or online at www.fortkent.org


The Town of Fort Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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