If you have the ability to stay calm under pressure, this job may be for you. We’re looking for people with patience, the ability to convey reassurance, and a sincere desire to help people. In addition, successful candidates will have:
Dispatchers are a critical link in the City's ability to deliver Police, Fire and Ambulance services, being the first and most vital contact with a citizen in need. Under general supervision, they are responsible for:
The City of Garland Police/Fire /EMS Communication system is state-of-the-art. As a Communications Specialist, you will learn the intricacy involved in providing assistance to emergency personnel as well as the public. The job requires the Communications Specialist to remain calm, show empathy, convey reassurance and present a stable demeanor in spite of any factors present. The demands of a job which provide communication to police and fire department personnel in a metropolitan City are many, but satisfaction is gained from the knowledge that your efforts really help people.
If you are interested in a career that is both challenging and responsible, this position may be for you. Have questions, email the communications manager. To apply, contact the City of Garland Personnel Department at:
205 N Fifth Street
Garland, TX 75040
You can also call 972-205-2475, or you may apply online by visiting the City of Garland Human Resources Department.