Are you looking for a challenging new career?
Are you currently employed as a dispatcher and looking for a change of scenery?
Consider becoming an emergency dispatcher for the Southeast Communications Center (SECOMM).
Becoming a Dispatcher
Desired qualifications and abilities:
The City of Richland has contracted with Public Safety Testing (PST) to conduct the initial written test for Emergency Communications Dispatcher (entry-level). For more information and to begin the application process, click here.
The City of Richland also hires lateral dispatchers, who are not required to go through the PST process. Please contact Human Resources directly for more information.
Entry-Level TrainingThe entry-level training program consists of five phases, each lasting from 5-7 weeks. The trainee is assigned to a Certified Training Officer, who provides daily feedback. Each training phase concludes with an observation period and a written exam. Upon passing the exam, the trainee is then eligible to work independently until assigned to a new training phase.
BenefitsSalaries are very competitive with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, along with a retirement program.
Questions?For recruitment or hiring questions, contact Jim Barber, SECOMM Manager at 509.628.8595 Our recruiting brochure is also available by clicking this link.
Please consider joining our team for a very rewarding and exciting career!