Fire Alarm Room Operator (Temporary up to 12 months) - Peterborough Fire Services
November 23, 2021
Employment Opportunity: Fire Alarm Room Operator (Temporary up to 12 months) - Peterborough Fire Services   Closing date: December 3, 2021 


Notice of Vacancy

Fire Alarm Room Operator

Position Description:
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.
Qualifications and Other Pertinent Details:
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.
Classification for this position: Fire Alarm Operator (Recruit)
Salary: $49,878
Application Information:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit 1 file, a resume and cover letter (the subject line of your email should contain your name and file number) quoting file number, 21-T-105, no later than 12:00 p.m. on Friday, December 3, 2021, email Human Resources.

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