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MIAMI COUNTY Dispatcher in Paola, Kansas

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Duties:\ Answer 9-1-1 emergency telephone and alarm system calls\ Determine the type of emergency and its location and decide the appropriate response based on agency procedures\ Relay information to the appropriate first-responder agency\ Coordinate the dispatch of emergency response personnel to accident scenes\ Monitor and track the status of police and fire units\ Synchronize responses with other area communication centers\ Keep detailed records of calls\ \ 9-1-1 System:\ Maintain and operate CAD computer system, OPENFOX terminal, 9-1-1 enhanced system.\ Evaluate, prioritize and coordinate emergency and non-emergency calls; dispatch equipment/personnel through radio; relay information to other agencies; data enter call information.\ \ Other related duties:\ Enter, receive and disseminate information from the NCIC computer system.\ Provides public with assistance\ Dispatches storm spotters\ Write reports

Knowledge of:\ English and spelling\ Geography of the County\ First aid principles and application

Skill(s) in:\ Computer software and hardware

Ability to:\ Act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in emergency situations\ Manage conflict\ React quickly and calmly during emergencies\ Speak and write effectively\ Communicate effectively under stress\ Pay attention to detail\ Manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines\ Project a positive attitude\ React with an appropriate sense of urgency, coupled with good judgment and discernment