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Posted on: November 16, 2016

[ARCHIVED] How does a career in 911 interest you? Come to Informational “career night”

Now Hiring! Central Lane 9-1-1 center has announced a career night for people who are interested in the rewarding and demanding profession. Telecommunicators are often the first point of contact (the first “first responders”) when the public reaches out for help, and they are required to gather and relay information from people who are under extreme stress, while remaining calm and composed.

What: Calltaker/Dispatcher Career Night
When: Thursday, November 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Emergency Services Training Center, 1705 West 2nd Ave., Eugene
Who: 9-1-1 professionals and human resources staff will be available to answer questions about the calltaker/dispatcher profession and the Eugene Police Department, and to explain the application and testing process.
Info: Open to the public; no pre-registration required

The City of Eugene is currently accepting applications for the position of 9-1-1 Calltaker/Dispatcher. Those interested in this challenging and rewarding career are invited to attend a “career night” on Thursday, November 17, to learn more about the calltaker/dispatcher profession and the City’s candidate selection process. The deadline for calltaker/dispatcher applications is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. Calltaker/dispatchers’ current salary range is $21.79–$30.69 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits package. For more information or to apply online, candidates can visit or call (541) 682-5061.

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