The City of Kelowna Fire Department dispatch centre handles all 911 calls for fire departments in the Southern Interior region. Our dispatch team processes over 248,000 emergency and non-emergency radio and telephone calls annually. This is an ideal job for an independent thinker with good computer skills who can type a minimum of 40 words per minute. You must be physically able to sit for long periods and be flexible to work long and varied shifts.
A Fire Dispatch Centre Operator receives/directs and/or dispatches emergency centre calls. As a highly organized communicator with exceptional multi tasking skills, you will face a variety of urgent situations and have the ability to prioritize and stay calm.
This is an IAFF bargaining unit position and offers a salary of $24.41 per hour, along with a competitive benefits package.
Apply online at kelowna.ca/careers by June 4, 2012 .
Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date are thanked for their interest.
Location: Kelowna, BC Date Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 9:19:51 AM Posting Expires: Monday, June 04, 2012 at 4:30:00 PM CivicJobs.ca - 12 months ago