Police Dispatchers

Ferguson, MO
Ferguson Police Department

Salary: $19.57 hourly.

Position Summary:

The City of Ferguson Police Department is looking for highly motivated candidates with the ability to multi-task for the position of Police Dispatcher. Dispatchers operate on 24-hour schedules with 3 available shifts. Training varies and is tailored to each successful candidate.

Essential Functions:

  • Processing emergency and non-emergency calls received via radio and telephone,
  • Communicating with police units and other emergency units by radio in response to requests for service according to priorities,
  • Providing confidential criminal history data through computer system,
  • Maintaining status and location of mobile units.


  1. High School diploma or GED required.
  2. Excellent communications and customer service skills.
  3. Ability to focus under pressure.
  4. Police Dispatcher experience preferred.
  5. Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement Systems (MULES) training preferred.
  6. Must be available weekends and holidays.