Emergency Dispatch Operator

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Description :

Title: DJBOSS: Emergency Dispatch Operator

Location: Djibouti

Job Number: 1051810

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Emergency Dispatch Operator

Dispatchers perform a full range of radio and telephone operational duties in this 24-hour facility. Dispatchers are required to process and prioritize incoming calls for police, fire and EMS assistance. Receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other Emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency; determine priorities, and dispatch police, fire ambulance or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures. Receive and process 911 emergency calls, maintain contact with all units on assignment, maintain status and location of police and fire units. Monitor direct emergency alarms, answer non-emergency calls for assistance. Enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems. Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies. Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems. This general description reflects the concept and intent of this position and should not be construed as a detailed statement of all the work requirements that may be inherent to this position. This position requires alternating hours and shift work.

Must be fluent in English and be able to read, write and verbally communicate; must have knowledge of computer operations, word processing, data retrieval, data entry. Must have the ability to communicate clearly, concisely and articulately via phone and radio. Must be able to multi-task with radio and phone communications, follow basic instructions, and use sound judgment to make decisions under stress.

Must be able to get a CAC or Token CAC and restricted Military Email. Must complete the DOD Telecommunicator I & II, HAZMAT Awareness and CPR courses and practical performance evaluation for each course within six months of starting the training and complete or have already completed FEMA courses IS 100, 200, 700 and 800 within the 6 month time period. Preferred experience working in a Fire and Emergency Services dispatch or other emergency dispatch role

Additional requirements:

• Must be fluent in English

• Must possess passport book (not passport card) with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 4 blank visa/stamp pages remaining

• Must possess driver’s license with at least 6 months of remaining validity

It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.

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