Do you care about others and want to support your community? Consider becoming a 911 Dispatcher for the City of Kennesaw. We are a vibrant and energized group of highly trained professionals who are dedicated to making a positive difference in the City of Kennesaw. We pride ourselves on the level of dedication our teams bring to the table and we want you to be a part of it!
City of Kennesaw 911 is a consolidated 9-1-1 communications center providing Police dispatching for the Cities of Kennesaw and Acworth. Kennesaw is home to nearly 35,000 residents, offering small town living with big city amenities. Working as a 911 dispatcher is a rewarding career where our teams have opportunities to make lasting differences in people’s lives each and every day.
We are hiring 911 Emergency Dispatchers to work full time or part time. Our full time dispatchers work 12 hour shifts and our part timers will support the scheduling needs based on their availability and our needs.
To qualify, you must:
Be 18 years of age or older
Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
Type at least 25 words per minute
Have a valid Georgia driver’s license
Preferred qualifications include:
Positive attitude and ability o work through rapidly unfolding situations
Desire to assist the police and fire departments along with the public who may be in distress
Desire to work with modern technology
Our application to hire process includes:
Complete a fairly lengthy and in-depth application
Passing of a very thorough background check including criminal, driving, credit, personal and work references
Passing of a drug test
Pass a polygraph and psychological assessment
Being a 911 Dispatcher is a very important position. In return for your employment, we offer some great benefits including:
Wellness program including an onsite Health Coach who will work with you one on one
A great team!
Ready to apply? Click the apply button now!
City of Kennesaw-Growing City, Growing Careers
From its pre-Civil War beginnings in the 1800s, to its current reputation as a Best City to Live In, Kennesaw has been recognized throughout the U.S. for its standards of excellence and quality of life. Kennesaw has grown to a community of 36,000 residents within a 9-square-mile area. Located 26 miles north of downtown Atlanta near I-75, Kennesaw has taken advantage of its convenient location and the willingness of its employees to provide a strong base of services to businesses, residents, and visitors alike.
The City of Kennesaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the Kennesaw Police Department actively recruits any qualified person regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or age.
We participate in the E-Verify program as required by law. To find out more, visit. www.everify.gov