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Police Service Aide

Wage Range:              $51,828 – $61,012; FLSA hourly position, POAM union,     

Classification of full-time employee

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for answering telephone calls requesting information or services (including emergency 9-1-1 calls for service), and performs other task related to the department duties.  This includes but is not limited to; inputting information into and operating the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, filling requests for information from LEIN and other computer data bases received from department personnel; dispatching police, fire and rescue to respective “runs”; assisting citizens with requests for information or complaints; monitoring local and state radio frequencies; operating emergency notification systems for community warning announcements and other various duties associated with prisoners and the lockup facility.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at the minimum of eighteen (18) years of age
  • Must have dispatch experience with another agency (police, fire, EMS)
  • Experience with LEIN, CLEMIS and CAD
  • Must have keyboarding experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skill
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Be able to work without direct supervision
  • Ability to remain calm and to work under pressure making decisions quickly and accurately
  • Good telephone techniques and be able to communicate effectively with a divergent population
  • Be willing to work a variety of shifts on a seven day per week schedule

All candidates may be required to take a test.

 An Equal Opportunity Employer

The Charter Township of Plymouth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment of the provision of services and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact : Lara Katschor


Ends March 1

Part-time call takers/Eligibility List

SERESA Emergency Services Dispatch Hiring Process:
The South East Regional Emergency Services Authority (SERESA), located in Roseville MI is recruiting to hire part-time call takers and establish an Eligibility List for 2019. The 9-1-1 Dispatch Center serves the Cities of Eastpointe, Fraser, Roseville, and St. Clair Shores.

Additional Details:

Please carefully review the through description of the process on the SERESA Website: www.seresa.org


$20.2157/ hour Full Time plus health and life insurance package after waiting period.
$15.1783/ hour Part Time with time off benefits after waiting period.

Where to apply:
SERESA applications material is located at www.seresa.org

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019 at 4:00 pm, NO EXCEPTIONS.

SERESA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE). SERESA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin or disability.


Ends March 1


Ottawa County Central Dispatch

Position Summary: $42,655 – $49,055 ‘Yr

Under the supervision of the Data Systems Manager, maintains and updates the Central Dispatch computer mapping and graphic mapping systems. Responds to inquiries, requests for data verification, and researches discrepancies in information. Maintains and updates the Central Dispatch Master Street Address Guide (MSAG), maintains and co-ordinates address ranges, street names, and suffixes with the County GIS department. Assists user agencies with the creation, completion and updating of Fire based response lists and fire quadrants to provide response levels for agencies. In addition, the technician maintains various other various computer aided dispatch files such as business emergency contacts, building and house watches & alerts.

The employee hired for this position performs duties requiring independence, initiative, problem solving, and a high degree of dependability. A high degree of accuracy is critical to successful performance of these job duties.

Please submit your application and resume with cover letter for the positions to Ottawa County Central Dispatch, 12101 Stanton Street, West Olive, MI 49460.

Applications accepted until 4:00pm March 1, 2019.


Ends March 4

Public Safety Communications Specialist

Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority (911) is currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Communications Specialist. The position performs law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services (EMS) and rescue telecommunications dispatch work in the Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority.  Responsibilities include operating a computer aided dispatch system and multi-line 911 telephone system to receive requests for emergency public safety assistance, provide pre-arrival instructions and determine type and level of response necessary.  In addition, operation of radio communications equipment to complete timely and effective dispatch of emergency personnel and equipment as well as monitor response and safety of responding units. The position requires excellent oral communication skills, the ability to deal with stressful situations and demonstrated decision-making skills.  Extensive telephone and professional public contact skills required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:    High school diploma or equivalent required, one (1) year experience in public safety communications, or related experience in the fire/police/ems field and basic first aid/CPR preferable.  One (1) year computer experience and demonstrated typing of a minimum of 35 words per minute, as well as strong multi-tasking skills.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   Complete background and criminal history investigation including fingerprinting required as a condition of employment.

The position requires shift, holiday, and weekend work for continuous 24/7 shift coverage.

Applications are available at www.occda.org.  Please submit your completed application and resume with cover letter for the position to Ottawa County Central Dispatch at info@occda.org or they may be submitted in person at 12101 Stanton Street, West Olive, MI 49460.

Applications accepted until 4:00 p.m. Monday March 4, 2019 


Ends March 15

Mecosta/Osceola Consolidated Central Dispatch Authority (Meceola)

Director of Central Dispatch

Location:         20701 Northland Drive, Paris, MI 49338

Wage Range: $54,000-$66,000 DOE

Meceola is seeking a highly-qualified individual for the position of Director of Central Dispatch.

This is a full time benefitted position.

The Director is responsible for the staffing, supervision, direction, training, and administration (Human Resources/Budgeting/Policy Development etc…)  of the Meceola dispatch center. This position reports to the Meceola Authority Board and works closely with law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, emergency management, and other public officials. The Director will periodically be called on to make presentations at public meetings, hearings, and to local governmental agencies.

The position requires a high degree of responsibility, leadership, flexibility, attention to detail, and the ability to work under the pressure of timelines and public expectations. The operation is a 24/7/365 operation and the Director may be called upon at any time.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business Administration, or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent “people skills”
  • 2 years’ experience in an administrative/supervisory position
  • E911 Dispatch experience
  • Emergency Numbering Professional Certification (ENP)
  • National Incident Management Certification (NIMS)
  • Proficiency with MS Office

Any or all of the above may be substituted for by commensurate experience and or education.

Application Deadline: Close of Business March 15, 2019. Applications may be submitted to Sheriff Todd Purcell, 400 Elm St., Big Rapids, MI 49307 or electronically at tpurcell@mecostacounty.org

Questions regarding this posting may be directed to Sheriff Purcell at the above email.


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