By: Emily Johnson
March 7, 2014
Tallahassee, FL - There are currently 16 jobs available with the Consolidated Dispatch Agency at the Public Safety Complex.
Qualifications for the job are: Must be a U.S. Citizen, high school diploma or equivalent recognized certificate, three years of full-time public contact work that included customer service, be able to type at least 35 words per minute, achieve a minimum score of 85% on a Communications Center simulation test and pass polygraph, psychological screening, background investigation and interview with Communications supervisors.
The job starts out at $13.97 a hour and comes with benefits. It's a 12 hour work shift from 6:00A.M. - 6:00P.M. or vise versa.
A more than 20 year veteran in the field said this job can be rewarding. "You touch more lives in a day than most people do in their entire life, You may take 24-30-40 calls and it just kind of branches out, how many families do you help," Will Blanton, Public Safety Dispatcher.
If you would like more information on job opportunities at the Consolidated Dispatch Agency you can visit www.talgov.com and search Consolidated Communications Operator.