City of Cottonwood Communication Specialist in Cottonwood, Arizona
This job was posted by https://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/4225883 Communications Specialists, commonly referred to as 9-1-1 dispatchers or police/fire/ems dispatchers, are essentially first responders in an emergency situation, having the first communication with the public in an incident. The position of Communications Specialist is a challenging and rewarding position requiring an individual with a unique attitude and aptitude for the profession. The position offers the employee an opportunity to contribute to the public safety and are responsible for the health and well-being of the community and the entire Verde Valley. It is common for an applicant to focus solely on the positive potential contributions that can be made while in this position. It is extremely important the applicant is aware of all aspects of the position to be successful within a 24 hour operation. Some aspects of this position may not be necessarily desirable including unusual hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays are often required. If you personally enjoy a fast paced, ever changing career, please review the following job description and working environment description carefully prior to testing for this position. This is a rewarding career with opportunity for continued self-growth and professional advancement.