Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment at emergency response centers.
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers receive reports of emergencies and relay messages to the police or emergency medical personnel. They operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment. They maintain contact with callers until an emergency response team arrives.
|$30.26 per hour on average
|The outlook is Good
|Education & Training
|High School or less is needed for entry.
|Related Programs (Current training programs available)
|On the Job
|Emergency and Fire Management Services
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