This is a job posting from company – City and County of Denver
Employment Type – Full Time
Work Hours: 8
Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour
Location: Colorado, USA
This job is 100% remote.
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About Our Job
Candidates selected must be able to begin full time work starting January 2023. The rate of pay for this position is $19.31 an hour. This is a full time (unlimited) position with competitive benefits to include Denver Employee Retirement Plan (DERP), medical, dental, vision, paid time off and much more!
Please apply as soon as possible, as this posting may close without notice.
This position will work within Department of Safety in close partnership with 311. Denver’s Department of Safety includes Police, Fire, Sheriff, Community Corrections, Safe City and other community agencies. Denver 311 provides residents with an accessible way to navigate city services and provide customer service to all community members.
Denver’s Department of Public Safety is seeking to build an entry level Non- Emergency Communication Operations team. Individuals on this team will be responsible for taking high volume calls on the non-emergency phone line. Individuals on this team will enjoy a fully remote schedule after successful completion of on the job in person training.
Successful candidates will have a variety of growth opportunities within The City and County of Denver. This position is a great start in the City of Denver as candidates will have the opportunity to gain crucial skills and experience to start a career within the city and county. Possible promotional opportunities include:
Emergency Communications Operator – starting at $24 an hour
9-1-1 Dispatch Support Specialist – $23.00 – $34.50 an hour
Lead Emergency Communications Technician – $21.70 – $27.13 an hour
Police Dispatcher – $24.38 – $36.57 an hour
Police Lead Dispatcher – $25.34 – $39.28 an hour
Emergency Communications Supervisor – $62,488 – $103,105 annually
3-1-1 Customer Service Agent – Fully remote
Job Responsibilities will include:
Answers a high volume of calls on the non-emergency phone line and provides basic instructions and assistance to individuals who are calling for non-emergency requests.
Quickly identifies emergency or crisis situations requiring police, emergency medical services, and/or fire assistance and routes the call appropriately.
Conducts research, using a variety of city resources, to provide customers with answers to inquiries.
Identifies a caller’s request and routes their call appropriately.
Works independently in interviewing a caller to accurately assess the situation.
Documents customer inquiries/problems and resolutions into a tracking system.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The Department of Safety is a 24/7 operation though this position will be help support agencies during the most active times:
8, 10 or 12-hour shift work
Days or swing (Between the hours of 7:00am – 10:00pm)
overtime on short notice
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong critical thinking skills and ability to make quick decisions
Ability to work under stressful conditions
Clear speech, hearing accuracy and visual acuity
Ability to deal with the public and user agencies
Ability to remember oral and written instructions
Ability to write clearly and spell correctly
Developed typing skills or keyboard familiarity
Ability to interface with the computer
Ability to type and talk simultaneously
Ability to remain calm while dealing with frightened, hysterical or angry callers
Ability to work in a team environment and work well with others
We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
Education: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, HiSET or TASC Certificate.
Experience: One (1) year of customer service experience dealing with individual problems and applying policies
Education & Experience Equivalency: A combination of appropriate education and experience may be substituted for the minimum education and experience requirements.
Must pass an initial pre-security clearance screening and maintain CBI (Colorado Bureau of Investigation) certification as a condition of employment. Must take a test and pass every two years to maintain certification
About Everything Else
Job Profile CJ3272 Emergency Service Worker
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Position Type Unlimited
Position Salary Range $18.22 – $27.33
Starting Pay $19.31 an hour
Agency Emergency Communications
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