We are now accepting resumes for the following positions.

POLICE DISPATCHER
Closing Date: TBA
Work Hours: Rotating shifts days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Position Summary:
Police dispatcher will be required to receive and transmit emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls from public to the appropriate police units. The employee is responsible for thoroughly obtaining information from callers to determine jurisdiction and personnel required. The employee will be required to utilize computer aided software, mapping systems, radio software and any other systems deemed necessary by dispatch supervisor. The employee will be required to perform quickly and accurately under stress. This position will require the employee to multitask in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changes immediately. The employee must possess excellent problem-solving skills, the ability to prioritize situations and tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Receives and answers emergency, potential emergency and non-emergency calls in professional manner.
-Accurately enter call data into CAD.
-Dispatch appropriate police units to location of call.
-Notify other agencies for addition resources when needed.
-Stays in constant contact with personnel while on scene to ensure safety.
-Answer and log officer-initiated calls, incidents and status.
-Work closely, effectively and professionally with other agencies.
-Assist public and other city officials in person.
-Ability to work effectively in high pressure atmosphere.
-Must be able to work independently and possess a strong work ethic.
-Adapt quickly to changes.
-Ability to remain calm during high pressure situations and all times.
-Perform other duties as assigned by dispatch supervisor.
-Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week operation center which will include weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:
-Must be at least 18 years of age or older.
-High school diploma or G.E.D.
-Related experience and/or training preferred but not required.
-Must be able to attend off site training.
-Must possess no felony convictions.
-Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and physical.

Applying:
Applications can be obtained and submitted at the Lowell Police Department at 214 North Lincoln Street Lowell, Arkansas.


Police Officer Minimum Requirements:
U.S Citizen
Be at least 21 years of age
Possess a valid drivers license
Be free of felony convictions
High School Graduate or equivalent
Police Officers must pass a background investigation, physical examination, psychological examination and physical agility test.
All officers must pass a physical fitness test and a written exam.
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216 N Lincoln St
Lowell, AR 72745
479-770-2185
FAX 479-770-2106

 

 

216 N Lincoln St 
Lowell, AR 72745 
479-770-2185 
FAX 479-770-2106

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