Fire Alarm Room Operator (Temporary, up to 12 months), Peterborough Fire Services
May 16, 2017

Employment Opportunity: Fire Alarm Room Operator (Temporary, up to 12 months), Peterborough Fire Services - Closing Date May 26, 2017

A diversified and active community with a population of approximately 81,000 people, offers excellent opportunities for growth, as well as higher learning at Trent University and Fleming College. The City of Peterborough is currently seeking:


Fire Alarm Room Operator
(Temporary, up to 12 months)
Peterborough Fire Services
File #17-T-46


Job Details:

In a professional, tactful, pleasant and timely manner, you will respond to all incoming telephone calls to Emergency Response System, and general service requests. You will properly direct appropriate response team(s), i.e. Police Fire, Ambulance and equipment to incident site. The Fire Alarm Room Operator monitors calls and accurately logs details through applicable computer systems as appropriate. Support is provided to Emergency personnel at the scene by supplying requested additional information and relaying requests for assistance to other services.
This position requires an individual who has an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) and has experience working in emergency services, including experience with computer assisted dispatch systems. The successful candidate will be computer literate and proficient in word processing and skilled in searching out and collecting accurate information in difficult or ambiguous circumstances. A high degree of accuracy in work is required as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Graduate of a 911 College Program or equivalent would be considered an asset.
This position works shift work.
Salary: $57,322
While this position is a temporary assignment for up to 12 months, the successful candidate will have layoff and recall rights for 12 months after the end of the temporary assignment and therefore would be recalled if a permanent position became available.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter, quoting file number no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017, to:
City of Peterborough, Human Resources Division, City Hall, 500 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R9. Fax: (705) 742-7021

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.
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