Job Openings: Public Safety Communications Specialist Trainees

The City of Tucson is hiring public safety communications specialist I and II trainees to work in the Public Safety Communications Center. The civilian positions are responsible for receiving both emergency and non-emergency calls for help from the public and passing critical information to Police and Fire dispatchers. Training is provided in-house and may take up to one year to complete.

A specialist II-trainee (dispatcher) learns to perform the full scope of duties through a structured on-the-job training program. A high school diploma or GED is required. Preferred qualifications include experience working as an emergency 911 operator or dispatcher and fluency in more than one language. Applications must be received by June 27. Oral board interviews will be held the week of July 22.