The City of Oxford is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Dispatcher/Clerk in the Police Department. This is a Classified position and applicants will be required to take a written exam.
Dispatcher/Clerks are responsible for dispatching calls for animal control, parking control and the City’s Service Department. Receive a variety of police related requests and must have decision-making skills to determine how those requests should be routed. Clerical position responsible for entering parking receipt data and word processing of reports and forms and entering and maintaining records. Receives parking violation fines and reconciles daily cash receipts. Position requires learning and establishing competency with various parking and law enforcement software programs. Proficient multi-tasking is required. Position involves handling requests, sometimes simultaneously, by phone, in person, by radio, and by other city employees. Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, are also required. Position works varying shifts, holidays, and weekends. 40 hour per week, 8 hour shifts, and occasional overtime.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; 6 months of related experience preferred (not required); or any combination of education, training, and work experience which provides the required skill sets to perform the essential functions of the job. Candidates must be able to pass a psychological evaluation, background investigation and pre-employment physical. Applicants will also be required to pass a truth verification examination.
Deadline for receipt of application, resume, and signed ‘Before You Apply’ acknowledgement is Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5:00 P.M. Applicants will be notified of the time and location of the written examination.
Starting salary is $45,739 ($21.99 per hour).
After 12 mos of service $52,104 ($25.05 per hour)
After 24 mos of service $57,179 ($27.49 per hour)
A copy of the job description, application and Before You Apply document are available on our website or at the Municipal Building
Human Resources Department/Dispatcher/Clerk
City of Oxford
15 S. College Avenue
Oxford, Ohio 45056
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