Job fair underway to hire 30+ new dispatchers in Milwaukee

Posted at 4:12 PM, Aug 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-23 19:14:49-04

The Milwaukee Police Department is looking to fill more than 30 vacant emergency dispatcher positions.

The hiring fair is taking place Tuesday until 8 p.m. on the third floor of District 3 headquarters located at 2333 North 49th Street.

According to the job posting, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1.       At least 18 years old at time of application
2.        Six (6) months experience as a fire, police or ambulance dispatcher, or Protective Service Telecommunicator or two years of experience with multi-faceted customer contact or telephone work performing duties such as receiving and/or resolving complaints, problem solving, or substantial responsibility for giving and receiving information while simultaneously entering data into a computer.
3.       Basic computer skills and the ability to type a minimum of 30 WPM.
4.       United States citizenship, or be legally authorized to work permanently for any employer within the United States.
5.       Must successfully pass a MPD Background Investigation.

Applications will be accepted through August 29. The current annual starting salary for City of Milwaukee residents is $46,347.

Get more information about the job or apply online here.