Public Safety Telecommunicator

Temple Terrace, FL
Temple Terrace Police Department

Salary: $47,882.

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This is responsible work in the 9-1-1 Communications Unit. Responsibilities include receiving and dispatching information between the central radio room and mobile units; monitoring communications between vehicles in the field; and routing police/fire vehicles and personnel. Employee must be able to adjust his/her work hours, as needed.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in a Communications Call Center or radio receiving and transmitting equipment experience preferred.
  • Or an equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) Certifications; or ability to obtain within six months of employment; recertify every two years.
  • 9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification in accordance with Florida Statutes,
  • FSS 401.465, or ability to obtain certification within one year of employment.
  • Must execute a three-year employment contract.
  • Must pass basic entry-level testing with a score of 80% or higher.