911 Dispatcher

The City of Canton is taking applications for the position of 911 Dispatcher for the Canton Police Department.

The position has a starting salary of $39,850.91. Benefits include paid time off, health insurance, and IMRF retirement. Hours are subject to an annual shift bid process.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. It’s preferred that applicants are skilled typists with computer experience and are well-organized. Applicants must also be able to multi-task and maintain a high level of professionalism and courtesy.

Duties include fielding and relaying incoming information via telephone, radio, or in-person to police, fire, or medical units when appropriate. The job also requires a high level of confidentiality and a high level of personal accountability.

Applications are available 24 hours a day at the Canton Police Department and must be submitted no later than noon on Friday, May 20th. A written test will be scheduled for a later date. After initial testing, applicants may be contacted for a personal interview.