Stow - Communications Specialist (Full Time & Part Time)

Stow Police Department - Stow, Ohio

Mar 5, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Mar 2, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
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Job Description


The City of Stow is accepting applications from qualified individuals who are interested in being considered for the position of:

++Communication Specialist (Dispatcher)++


NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE: $25.00 (MC/Visa at time of application)

PAY SCALE: FULL-TIME $19.16 – $26.60 per hour

PART-TIME $16.80 - $18.35 per hour

TRAINING NOTICE: All newly hired employees will participate in an initial comprehensive 16-week, full-time training program encompassing all three (3) dispatching shifts. At the conclusion of training, employees will revert to a part-time or full-time schedule, which was agreed to at the time of hire.

POSITION DESCRIPTION (attached): Posted under Employment at

RESIDENCY: Applicants are ++not++ required to be a resident of the City of Stow to be eligible for appointment.

EVALUATIONS AND TESTING: Applicants will be evaluated based upon their ability to meet qualifications specified in the position description as determined from information accumulated from any required employment application documents, interview(s), background and reference checks, personality profile, fingerprinting, polygraph test and any other job-related skills testing.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING: Applicants must satisfactorily pass a pre-employment physical examination, including drug and alcoholic testing, performed by a City-approved physician, after being given a conditional offer of employment.

PROMOTION OPPORTUNITY: Full time Communication Specialists II have the opportunity for promotion to a Senior/Lead Dispatcher at a current rate of $27.26/hour.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Inquiries regarding the information on this announcement should be directed to the Human Resource Department at (330) 689-2805.

Applications will be accepted continuously for prospective openings in the Stow Police/Fire Dispatch Center

The City of Stow is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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Job Requirements

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

Contact Information

Emma H

Stow Police Department
3800 Darrow Rd
Stow, Ohio 44224-4038
phone: 855-720-2777

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