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The Swansea Police Department has a written examination for the position of Reserve Police Officer every February.  Check back in December for details.

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September 2021
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Civilian Dispatch Position
The Swansea Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for Civilian part time dispatch positions, these positions may lead to a full time appointment.

Candidate must be able to work in a stressful environment, be an effective communicator and have excellent multi-tasking skills. The position requires processing incoming and outgoing emergency and non-emergency telephone calls and coordinating communications with the Police Department and other public safety agencies ensuring policy, procedures and goals are met. Hours of work include all three shifts, weekends and Holidays in accordance with the current collective bargaining agreement.

Your completed application submitted through MUST be received by the Swansea Police Department no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, October 15, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications:
APCO PST1 and NG911 preferred, IMC systems experience preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills; High School graduate or GED; Public safety dispatching experience preferred; working knowledge of computer aided dispatch and radio operations; working knowledge of the streets and Town of Swansea preferred; Shift to be assigned, weekends and holidays will be required.

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency. The Swansea Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.