The full-time job is slated to pay between $63,000 and $91,000 per year. The civilian position was posted Oct. 14 after the Racine County Board approved a joint dispatch system that will including all of Racine County except the City of Burlington. The director will report to the County Executive.
Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree and five years of dispatch experience, including three years as a manager or supervisor. They must also acquire Emergency Number Professional certification within one year of taking the job.
Here's the duties and responsibilities listed for the job:
To be responsible for planning, directing and administering the overall operation of Racine County's joint dispatch system; including call-taking and dispatch functions for all law enforcement, fire and EMS agencies served by the system.The joint dispatch system is expected to save local governments money, but it's unclear how much will be saved. Dispatcher contracts and other unknown expenses make it difficult to forecast savings, officials said.
The new dispatch system is scheduled to begin at the start of the year with Caledonia, Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant and the City of Racine joining throughout 2011. Work will begin with hiring a dispatch director.
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