Trainee Dispatcher

at (Snohomish County 911)
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Job Summary

Join a vibrant and energized group of highly trained professionals who are dedicated to making a positive difference in all communities within Snohomish County. We pride ourselves on the level of dedication our teams bring to the table and we want you to be a part of it!

If you want to make a difference in your community, then let us help you shape that passion through our fully paid training program and turn it into a career of a lifetime!

We are a driven organization and our teams leverage technology to connect directly with police officers, firefighters, EMS, search and rescue teams and members of the public. A 911 Dispatcher’s job is much more than answering 911 calls and includes supporting responses with more than 46 public safety agencies.

Responsibilities and Duties

Snohomish County 911 is a consolidated 9-1-1 communications center providing Police, Fire & EMS services to the community and first responders. Snohomish County is home to nearly 800,000 and is the third largest county in Washington State. Public Safety 911 is a rewarding career where our teams have opportunities to make lasting differences in people’s lives each and every day.

We are hiring 911 Emergency Dispatchers to work all shifts within our centers.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)
  • Ability to accurately type at least 45 WPM
  • Positive attitude and ability to work through rapidly unfolding situations
  • Desire to assist police and fire as well as members of the public who may be in distress
  • Desire to work with modern technology with a focus on providing a fantastic customer experience
  • Ability to pass the applicant testing process, background investigation, psychological exam and drug screening

Full Benefits:

Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage

Generous Paid-time-off and paid holidays

Retirement & Deferred Compensation Match

If you are interested in joining the team or learning more about being a 911 Emergency Dispatcher, please provide us your contact information. A hiring specialist will contact you quickly!

Snohomish County 911 is an equal opportunity employer. Snohomish County 911 will not discriminate in employment, recruitment, or selection practices. Reasonable accommodations may be requested for Snohomish County 911’s application process for applicants with disabilities by contacting our office by email or phone during normal business hours.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $27.04 - $35.69 per hour

1121 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett Full-time
Snohomish County Only This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County
Yearly Salary $55,000 - $64,999
Hourly Wage $25 - $30
Estimated Start Date 2021/09/07
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