Emergency Dispatcher jobs in District of Columbia

Emergency Dispatcher is responsible for responding to calls for emergency and non-emergency assistance and in 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 or equivalent. 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, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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Program Support Assistant (OA)
  • Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
  • Washington, DC
  • Responsible for making all emergency notification required for Code Blue and Code Orange alarms, station fire alarms, medical teams, Fire Department, and dispatching Police Officers as needed
  • 5 days ago

Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area of 68.34 square miles (177.0 km2), of which 61.05 square miles (158.1 km2) is land and 7.29 square miles (18.9 km2) (10.67%) is water. The District is bordered by Montgomery County, Maryland to the northwest; Prince George's County, Maryland to the east; Arlington County, Virginia to the south; and Alexandria, Virginia to the west. The south bank of the Potomac River forms the District's border with Virginia and has two major tributaries: the An...
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Income Estimation for Emergency Dispatcher jobs
$39,428 to $50,646

Emergency Dispatcher in Adrian, MI
Assists other assigned agencies with L.
March 02, 2021
Provides assistance and dispatches appropriate personnel.
January 26, 2021
Operates radio dispatch equipment in the enhanced 911 communications center.
September 10, 2020