Meriden - Dispatcher

Meriden Police Department - Meriden, Connecticut

Apr 13, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$47714 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$56816 annual

Job Description



Public Safety Telecommunicator

*Open Until Filled*

The City of Meriden is accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher.  We currently have several open positions.  All interested candidates should apply, preference will be given to those candidates with prior or current certification as a Telecommunicator and/or COLLECT certification.  A strong working knowledge of CAD/RMS systems is desirable and the ability to multi-task between phone, radio and computer systems is essential.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, have a strong interest in serving the public, and willing to work a variety of shifts including weekends, midnights and holidays.  Overtime is a requirement of this position.  Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply. ++YOU MUST++ ++APPLY ON LINE AT POLICEAPP.COM.++  Job announcement, job description and CPCA testing information also on

Closing date: Open Until Filled


  • Certification training in Power Phone Law Enforcement, Fire Service and Emergency Medical Dispatch
  • Salary Range $47,714.78 to $56,816.45
  • Shift differential 7.5% for evening/midnight shift certification bonus
  • Uniform allowance
  • Paid training - Certifications in Police/Fire/EMS Dispatch - continuing education program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
    • 401a retirement plan

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: Entry Level

Contact Informaton

Emma H

Meriden Police Department
142 East Main Street
Meriden, Connecticut 06451
phone: 855-720-2777

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