Duties include activation and use of outside resources such as mutual aid communities, Mass. State Police, Life Flight, District 6, ALS, NEMLEC, and CEMLEC. Successful candidate will operate dispatching equipment, paging equipment, call logger, fire alarm, two-way radio equipment, police scanner, various computers, facsimile machine, copier, typewriter, and other standard office equipment. Utilizes Registry computers and associated software, Sex Offender Registry, Immigration and Customs, Board of Probation, Division of Families and Children, Closed Circuit TV and associated hardware in monitoring station security and prisoners in custody, dispatch recording devices for the purpose of call review and information checking, internal and external fire-alarm panels. Operates back-up systems. A complete job description can be found at littletonma.org.
High school education; one year of related experience; experience in a public safety dispatching/communications position preferred; knowledge of and participation in fire services, knowledge of on-call/volunteer fire organizations, military experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements: (Must have upon hire or obtain within probationary period)
Certification in enhanced 911 systems through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Certification in CPR.
40 Hour Basic Telecommunicator course (APCO)
Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification
Suicide Prevention Certification.