Employment

Welcome to the Seminole Tribe of Florida! We are looking for professional, innovative and team-oriented individuals who want to provide our Tribal members with excellent services to each residence and location.

Position: Dispatcher

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Seminole Police Department

Location: BIG CYPRESS

Posted: 09/19/2021


Job Description

The incumbent in this position is responsible for performing non-sworn police work and support duties such as public safety dispatch, community relations and property and evidence operations. The incumbent in this position handles inquiries involving police and public safety emergencies within the jurisdiction of all Seminole Tribe of Florida Reservations. The individual monitors several complex public safety radio frequencies; receives emergency and routine calls for service; dispatches police, fire and emergency medical units as necessary. The incumbent operates computer-aided dispatch system; makes inquiries and entries through local, state and federal information computer systems. The incumbent receives requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provides pertinent data. High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required. Prior experience working as dispatcher is preferred. Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License is required. The ability to coordinate emergency responses during a crisis and maintain calm during situations is required. The ability to read and interpret maps and Global Position Systems (GPS) is required. The ability to communicate effectively and to listen and speak to people by radio and phone, often in some state of distress, is required. Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must demonstrate proficiency utilizing Microsoft software packages. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays and be on call 24/7.

Benefits:

The Seminole Tribe of Florida provides a comprehensive benefits package.

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a drug free workplace, drug screening is a requirement of employment. We exercise Native American preference.