Have you ever thought about what it would be like to help save lives? If so, you just may be interested in a job opening in North Adams.

The North Adams Police Department posted on their Facebook page today that they are seeking someone to fill the role of 911 Dispatcher and are now accepting applications and resumes for the position, which is full time and also includes city benefits. Actually, there are two open spots.

Here are the particulars...


This is a full-time status position with city benefits that include:
  • Vacation/sick/personal/holiday days off
  • Health/dental/vision insurance
  • Municipal pension system
  • Shift differential incentive for second & third shifts
  • Scheduled step raises for longevity and clothing allowance.
  • Starting pay is $17.45/hr. + benefits.
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According to the post, the dispatcher shift will run on a 4-day on 2-day off rotation and pay is weekly with shifts running 24/7 throughout the year.
The Shifts, that are  are 7:30a-3:30p / 330p-1130p and 11:30p-7:30a, are filled per seniority - and open shifts will be determined as positions are filled.

There are two openings here:

Training for the positions, which is state-mandated, will be provided by the City of North Adams. Both state-mandated and departmental training is required for the position and preference will be given to those that possess all or any Massachusetts E911 mandated/accepted certifications.
The post makes it clear that the city of North Adams is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Anyone that has any questions or wants to submit a letter of interest/resume, can send an email to Dispatch Supervisor Arthur Barbeau at: abarbeau@northadams-ma.gov

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