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Police Department Public Safety Telecommunicator/Police Dispatcher
Posted: 10/26/2016
The City of Holmes Beach Police Department
is accepting applications for the position of:

Public Safety Telecommunicator/Police Dispatcher
Starting Salary: $30,890 to $33,749, depending on qualifications

Job Description:
The City of Holmes Beach Police Department is looking for a highly motivated individual with exceptional customer service skills who is interested in becoming a Police Dispatcher with a premier law enforcement organization on the central west coast of Florida. Under general supervision of the Police Communications Supervisor, this position performs specialized clerical and dispatching work during both emergent and non-emergent situations. Employees in this class monitor and coordinate telephone, radio, and Teletype communications between unit personnel, outside agencies, and the public. Employees will perform duties in a manner consistent with the stated values of the organization.

Responsibilities include answering and directing all incoming telephone lines including E-911, emergency and administrative lines and taking appropriate action. Maintains radio contact with officers and ensures appropriate units are dispatched to handle situations. Work includes maintaining and updating community and business contact information. Monitors, inputs, and retrieves information in the FCIC/NCIC (Florida and National Crime Information Computer) System, searching additional information to assist officers on calls for service, assists with training of new communications personnel, monitor the City Hall and Police Department security cameras.

Job Requirements:
Qualified applicants will generally have a High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year prior experience as an emergency dispatcher, law enforcement customer service or any equivalent combination. This position is shift work and requires working rotating shifts including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. FCIC/NCIC Certification required within six months of hiring. Florida State Telecommunicator Certification required within 12 months of hiring. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least one year of law enforcement dispatching experience and are a certified Florida Department of Health Public Safety Telecommunicator.

How to apply:
A General Government Employment Application and a Police Department Employment Application are required and can be downloaded from http://holmesbeachfl.org/Cities/COHB/documents.asp or picked up in person at 5801 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217.

The City of Holmes Beach is a Drug Free Workplace. All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation, polygraph, psychological, and drug screen prior to commencing employment. The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon age, race, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital status or veteranís status of an individual.

We value teamwork, cooperation, and quality communication. We strive to provide exceptional public service to our customers and encourage creativity and innovation.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


The City of Holmes Beach is a Drug Free Workplace. Pre-employment drug testing required. The City of Holmes Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based upon age, race, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital status or veteran’s status of an individual.