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City of Independence Dispatcher/Clerk I in INDEPENDENCE, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/11594976

The City of Independence will accept applications at Southeast KANSASWORKS, 317 N. Penn Avenue, Independence, KS 67301, for a Dispatcher/Clerk I. Alternately, applicants may also apply online at this link: http://www.independenceks.gov/jobs.aspx

Basic Function — Under direction, receives regular and 911 telephone calls and dispatches appropriate personnel to handle emergencies. Essential Duties and Responsibilities — Processes reports for prosecutors; maintains case, report, accident, complaint, insurance, and related files; tests sirens, radios, and phones; checks validity of driver’s licenses and vehicle tags; submits crime information to law enforcement databases; and performs additional duties as assigned.


Qualifications — Ability to speak clearly and concisely; ability to multitask and act quickly in emergencies; knowledge of the geography of the area; ability to type 35 w.p.m.; ability to listen to, follow, and communicate oral and written instructions; and ability to learn police procedures and practices.

Special Requirements

Special Requirements — Must remain certified as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher, Emergency Fire Dispatcher, and Emergency Police Dispatcher; must complete and stay current with National Crime Information Center training; must be available to work nights, in shifts, overtime, and weekends;

Miscellaneous Information

Education and Experience — Completion of high school or GED required; and two years’ experience performing clerical tasks and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications preferred Physical Requirements — Little physical effort is required. Individual must be able to stand, walk, sit, reach, grasp, speak, and listen for extended periods of time. Working Conditions — Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.