Minimum starting salary is $15.99 per hour plus an excellent benefit package.
The City of Lee’s Summit is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Communications Specialist in the Police Department. This non-sworn position performs emergency call taking and dispatching of public safety units and involves multi-tasking activities in a fast paced, high volume, high stress, 911-dispatch operation.
Applicants must be able to work day, evening and midnight shifts, including weekends and holidays. Experience in an emergency service field is desired, but not required. Once hired, employees are given extensive training to meet the challenges of this position. Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements: 1.) high school diploma or G.E.D. 2.) 18 years of age, 3.) Valid driver’s license, 4.) no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions. In addition, applicants will be subject to an extensive background check including a polygraph examination.