Public Safety Dispatcher

Jackson, MS
Jackson Police Department

Salary: $16.00.

Essential Functions:

  • Assign, supervise and review the work of staff on an assigned dispatch shift in the absence of the Shift Supervisor.
  • Prepare work schedules and assignments.
  • Maintain employee records and files.
  • Assist in preparing and conducting performance evaluations.
  • Answer and process 911 calls.
  • Enter information regarding calls into the computer aided dispatch machinery.
  • Assign calls to appropriate personnel.
  • Prioritize calls and assign proper codes.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in receiving and processing public service calls, preferably in a computer aided dispatch, 911 or police related area.