The city of Wichita Falls is looking for public safety dispatchers.
The position requires answering multiple emergency lines and radio channels, gather information, answer questions, and dispatch or transfer calls to the appropriate units, departments or agencies.
This is accomplished by answering incoming calls, gathering information, entering information and caller comments, researching general information, checking for warrant status, stolen information or other, dispatching the calls, and sending and receiving teletypes.
Additional duties include notifying other departments of received requests, and transferring calls to other dispatch agencies or departments.
Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with six months to one year of advanced study or training past the high school equivalency.
Junior college, vocational, business, and technical or correspondence schools are likely sources.
Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. For more information click here