Looking for a job?  The City of Owensboro is now accepting applications for a Call Taker position in dispatch.  Pay starts at $12.00 per hour and here's what you need to do to apply.

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William Thomas Cain/Getty Images

The City of Owensboro is looking for a Call Taker to assist in the 9-1-1 Central Dispatch Unit at the Owensboro Police Department as needed, operating communicator equipment to receive calls for assistance, and dispatch personnel and equipment to
emergency scenes. The open position involves strong attention to detail, computer and communication skills, the ability to deal with stressful situations, and the following requirements:

1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Associates Degree and/or Telecommunications Experience preferred but not required
3. Must type 30 wpm, net
4. Must have valid driver’s license

If you'd like to apply for the position, please submit your application by September 1, 2017.  You can simply visit the City of Owensboro's official website and click on “Employment Opportunities”.  Once you have done that, click on the position of
interest (Call Taker) and follow directions on how to apply.  You can actually download and submit your application online.  You may also email your completed application directly to halljd@owensboro.org. Or you can mail paper applications to: Jo Hall, Support Services, Owensboro Police Dept., 222 East 9th Street, Owensboro KY 42303.

If you additional questions about the application process, you are advised to call 270-687-8861 or 270-687-8867 or toll free 888-616-8540.

The official application is REQUIRED.  After the submission deadline closes, you will be contacted with information (location & time) regarding typing exam.Planned exam dates are as follows:

Typing Exam: September 11, 2017 (session will be assigned)
Written Exam: 6:00 PM on September 13, 2017

The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.



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