911 Dispatcher/Communications Officer

Liberty, MO
Liberty Police Department

Salary: $50,000.00 – $68,922.00 Annually.

Essential Functions:

  • Work various shifts, to include weekends, holidays and overtime.
  • Operate a variety of phone, radio, and telecommunications equipment.
  • Receive emergency calls, transmit information, and coordinate responding units and agencies.
  • Use the proper codes, techniques, and procedures in dispatching first responders.
  • Access computer terminals to obtain, transmit, and record information.
  • Dispatch, track, maintain and respond to first responder activities.
  • Read and interpret maps and understand geographic features and street locations.
  • Speak clearly in a calm, controlled, and competent manner for emergency communications.
  • Listen and follow oral and written directions quickly and accurately.
  • Work independently as well as with a team, and develop and maintain working relationships.
  • Multi-task, use sound judgment, and work professionally under pressure with first responders and the public.


  • To be considered for this position you will need to have a high school diploma or the equivalent and a valid driver’s license.
  • No experience is necessary and full training will be provided to successful candidates.
  • Previous public safety dispatch, college, military, or other applicable training or experience in public/customer service, radio or telephone communications, criminal justice, Fire/EMT, or emergency management, may be beneficial.
  • Lateral applicants are encouraged to apply and depending on qualifications may not be required to complete the initial written examination.