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9-1-1 Dispatcher, City of Russell

05/15/2023 6:10 AM | Grover Piper (Administrator)

The City of Russell is seeking professional and community-oriented individuals for a full-time  911 Dispatcher. 

The City of Russell is situated at the crossroads of Interstate 70 and US Highway 281. As a rural  city, it is our vision to serve as the County‚Äôs regional center. We are a community that is  dedicated to family, friends, and neighbors, where generations care for each other. We are  One Russell, building a self-reliant future.

The City of Russell offers a very progressive benefit package. Benefits include vacation and sick  leave, uniforms, family health insurance, family dental and vision plans, KPERS retirement  program, and several other optional benefit programs. 

This position provides a vital service to our community by working closely with various  emergency services and through coordination of emergency efforts in a multitude of situations.  The employee will be provided on-the-job training with opportunities for certification and  continuing education. Applicants for this position must possess a high school diploma or G.E.D.  Experience is preferred, but not required. Applicants must also establish residency in Russell  County 6 months from hire date. Pre-employment drug screening, job placement assessment,  and a minimum passing score of 70% on the National Dispatcher Selection Test (for non experienced applicants) are required.  

Applications and a full job description may be obtained at www.russellcity.org or at The City of  Russell, 133 W. 8th, Russell, KS 67665. Completed applications may be submitted in person,  online, faxed to 785-483-4397 or emailed to alice@russellcity.org.

Position is open until filled; applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

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