Columbia-Richland 911 Communications hiring for new positions

The Columbia-Richland 911 Communications Center is hiring for telecommunicator dispatchers and call takers.
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Courtesy: City of Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— The Columbia-Richland 911 Communications Center is hiring telecommunicator dispatchers and call takers.

The center is the first point of contact when citizens call 911 for emergencies. Positions include call takers, 2nd shift call takers, and telecommunicator dispatchers.

Telecommunicator dispatchers must have six months of relevant prior experience, say officials. They dispatch police, fire, and emergency medical services to incident locations.

Interested applicants require a high school diploma or GED, the ability to type 30 corrected words per minute and have a valid South Carolina (Class D) driver’s license.

As an employee with the City of Columbia, staff will receive competitive compensation, health, dental, vision insurance plans, and financial benefit programs for deferred compensation and retirement.

Individuals should apply by Jan. 4 at www.ColumbiaSC.gov and click on “Job Opportunities.” Contact the Human Resources Department at (803) 545-3010 with any information.

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