Emergency Dispatcher jobs in the United States

Emergency Dispatcher is responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and dispatching law enforcement, fire fighting, or rescue units. Transmits and receives coded and conventional messages. Being an Emergency Dispatcher differentiates between routine, priority, and emergency messages, and initiates or follows through on responses as required. Communicates details of situation and location. Additionally, Emergency Dispatcher enters unit response details into a database. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor. The Emergency Dispatcher works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be an Emergency Dispatcher typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

State Properties Security Officer
  • Emergency Dispatcher 7-E8 - Intelligence...
  • Lansing, MI FULL_TIME
  • Salary
    $1,748.80 - $2,384.00 Biweekly
    Lansing, MI
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
    Job Number
    5502-24-SPSO 22nd Recruitment
    State Police Trooper Recruitment
    Opening Date
    Bargaining Unit

    Job Description

    Filling Multiple Positions


    As an armed and uniformed civilian member of the Michigan State Police, the State Properties Security Officer's (SPSO) mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of visitors, employees, and the public within state-owned buildings and properties. SPSO's are authorized to exercise arrest powers on state properties while on duty and in uniform. From the hallowed halls of the historic Michigan State Capitol to various sprawling state-owned buildings and properties, you will be the first line of defense for both people and property. This dynamic role will require you to conduct routine patrols, monitor security systems, and promptly respond to any incidents or security breaches. You will play a crucial role and be prepared to handle challenging situations, all while providing a PROUD tradition of SERVICE through EXCELLENCE, INTEGRITY, and COURTESY.

    Position Description

    The Michigan State Police (MSP) is a full-service policing agency with statewide jurisdiction, providing over 60 different services either directly to Michigan residents or in support of other law enforcement agencies. The MSP personnel most visible to the public are the uniform troopers whose primary responsibilities include traffic enforcement, crime prevention and investigation, and community engagement and service.

    Required Education and Experience

    Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


    State Properties Security Officer 7
    No specific type or amount is required.

    State Properties Security Officer E8
    One year of experience equivalent to a State Properties Security Officer.

    State Properties Security Officer 9
    Two years of experience equivalent to a State Properties Security Officer, including one year equivalent to a State Properties Security Officer E8.

    The following attachments are required to be submitted with your application (unless not applicable to you):
    • Birth Certificate
    • Driver's License
    • Social Security Card
    • High School Transcript
    • College Transcript
    • DD-214
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume

    • Inspector General Report (download, complete, and attach to this application)

    EMPLOYMENT: You are required for this application to include any (full or part time) employment you have ever had.

    Alternate Education and Experience

    State Properties Security Officer E8
    One year as a law enforcement officer and current MCOLES certification may be substituted for the experience requirement.

    State Properties Security Officer 9
    Two years as a law enforcement officer and current MCOLES certification may be substituted for the experience requirement.

    Additional Requirements and Information

    Special Requirements, Licenses, and Certifications
    Positions in this class are test-designated and subject to pre-appointment, random-selection, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing.

    Absence of a criminal record of felony convictions which would prohibit the applicant from receiving, possessing, and carrying a firearm.

    Possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a valid Michigan driver's license.

    Willingness to submit to a thorough background investigation designed to measure the applicant's suitability to work as a state properties security officer.

    Must be at least 18 years of age.
    This position requires passing a pre-employment screening, including passing a drug screen, criminal history background check and a fingerprint check by the Michigan State Police.

    Please attach a cover letter, and resume to your application.

    Please note: Applicants will be screened out for failure to attach the required resume and cover letter to their application.

    State employment also offers rewarding careers where you can help Michiganders enjoy better lives. Many State of Michigan jobs offer alternate work schedules and remote-work options that can help give the flexibility you need. The State of Michigan has been recognized as a leading U.S. employer by new graduates from 2021-2023 and a best large U.S. and state employer. Recognized on the international stage for fostering positive employee engagement, the State of Michigan is a past recipient of a North America Government Agency Employees Engagement Award.
    More details on benefits for our new hires are below:

    Rewarding Work: State of Michigan jobs allow you to serve Michiganders in many different ways depending on your interests and skills. Help preserve and protect our environment and the public health; enforce state laws and regulations; advocate for children, families, and victims of discrimination; support our state’s military and veterans; rebuild our state’s infrastructure; or support other state agencies through our fiscal, IT, and HR systems.

    Insurance Benefits: The State of Michigan offers health, mental health, dental, and vision insurance to eligible career employees, their spouses, and their children. The state also covers a life-insurance benefit of two times employees’ annual salary (up to $200,000). The state also offers long-term-disability insurance that can provide continuing benefits if an injury or illness prevents employees from working. More information is available at www.mi.gov/employeebenefits.

    Retirement Programs: The State of Michigan offers 401(k) and 457 plans for new hires to save for retirement. The state will automatically contribute an amount equal to 4% of your pay to a 401(k) account. The state will also match up to 5% of your pay if you contribute to your 401(k) account. Your contributions vest immediately, and the state’s contributions fully vest after just 4 years. More information is available at http://www.mi.gov/orsstatedc.

    Vacation and Sick Leave: Eligible full-time employees receive between 15 and 35 personal days and 13 sick days per year that may be rolled over to the following year if not used. Eligible employees also receive an additional day each year for community service or school functions.

    Paid Parental Leave: Eligible employees can take 12 weeks of paid leave immediately after a birth or adoption to allow needed time together at home with a new child.

    Paid Holidays: Eligible employees receive 13 or 14 paid holidays each year including New Year’s Eve and Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, Election Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Friday, Christmas Eve and Day.

    Bonus Programs: Eligible employees with five years of service also receive annual longevity bonuses that grow as seniority increases. Some positions also may qualify for recruitment, retention, and performance bonuses or other special pay premiums.

    Military Pay Differential: Employees in the guard or reserves may also qualify for supplemental pay benefits if miliary pay during qualifying duty is less than normal state pay. Prior military service may also allow seniority credits to accelerate eligibility for longevity bonuses and additional personal leave accrual.

    Tax-Advantaged Programs: In addition to 401(k) and 457 retirement accounts, the state also offers flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA), and qualified transportation fringe benefit (QTFB) programs that can help you save money by reducing your taxable income.

    Student Loan Forgiveness: Working for the State of Michigan may allow you to participate in programs that forgive the balance of qualifying student loans. Information to help determine if you could qualify is available from the U.S. Department of Education.

    Tuition Reduction: Some colleges and universities offer savings to eligible employees and family members to further their education while working for the State of Michigan.

    Professional Development: To help develop your career, programs are available to apply for reimbursement of up to $2,000 a year for education and training for college course credits and non-degree programs.

    Alternative and Remote Work Schedules: Depending on the nature of their duties, many state jobs offer flexible work schedules and remote or hybrid telecommuting options that can help obtain the work-life balance that you seek.

    Great Lakes and Great Times: Michigan boasts four Great Lakes, 11,000 inland lakes, 36,000 miles of rivers and streams, 20 million acres of forests, 100 state and national parks and recreation areas, 1,300 miles of bike trails, 6,500 miles of snowmobile trails, the second-most ski areas in the nation, 650 public golf courses, 600 campgrounds, and an international dark-sky park—just for starters. Our cities offer concerts and cultural events, storied sports teams, education hubs, vibrant downtowns, one-of-a-kind craft beverages, and renowned restaurants for every appetite. From urban centers to beach towns to the great outdoors, the opportunities are endless. With your state salary and benefits and Michigan’s affordable cost of living, you can explore all that Michigan has to offer.

    Updated: 2/28/24

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Income Estimation for Emergency Dispatcher jobs
$38,730 to $49,312