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Fire Dispatcher

at City of Dover in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

The City of Dover is currently looking for two (2) motivated individuals to join our winning team for the position of Fire Dispatcher.  The primary duties of this position are to dispatch emergency services in response to calls for assistance by dispatching appropriate personnel and equipment and maintaining the fire fleet, equipment, and station. This position works under general supervision independently developing work methods and sequences.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Answers emergency and non-emergency calls/alarms; records essential information; dispatches appropriate personnel and equipment or directs call to other City personnel/department
  • Maintains fire vehicles and equipment in clean, optimally functioning manner
  • Performs janitorial tasks to clean the fire station
  • Communicates with departmental personnel at the emergency site, providing guidance and assistance as required
  • Performs clerical tasks such as updating computer information, performing data entry, record keeping, taking member telephone calls, faxing, or photocopying
  • Assist visitors to the station, providing department-related information or giving directions
  • Gives fire prevention tours to the general public
  • Provides training for other dispatchers as directed
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Job Posting: 875887

Posted On: Nov 29, 2021

Updated On: Dec 22, 2021