911 Dispatcher

Job Description

The Austintown Police Department is currently looking to build an eligibility list of qualified applicants who are interested in being a 911 Dispatcher with our department. 

The minimum requirements for the position of a dispatcher are U.S. citizen, 18 years old, high school diploma or GED, valid Ohio Driver’s License and must possess above average computer, typing skills and multi-tasking ability. Preference will be given to those with experience in any public safety field. Starting wage is $17.66 per hour, increasing to $18.83 hourly following probationary training period.  Top pay achieved after 3 years completed full-time service.

Interested applicants can pick up an application at the department, or from our website at Job Openings – Austintown Township (austintowntwp.com). Once completed, return the application to our department. Applications will then be screened and those selected will be considered for the next full-time dispatch position.  This process will begin with an initial interview and a CritiCall Computer Assessment Test.  The next steps are a background check and a voice stress test.  The final phase includes a drug screening and a medical exam.

Deadline for applications is 10/29/21. For more information or questions please contact Dispatch Supervisor Steve Sinn at 330-270-5101 or ssinn@austintowntwp.com.