Fire Dispatch Centre Operator

City of Kelowna


Fire Dispatch Centre Operator

Kelowna Fire Department

Calm and cool in emergencies?
The City of Kelowna Fire Department dispatch centre handles all 9-1-1 calls for nearly 70 fire departments within the Regional Districts of the Central Okanagan, Okanagan Similkameen, Kootenay Boundary, Central Kootenay, and East Kootenay and soon the City of Vernon and the Okanagan Indian Band.   Our dispatch team processes over 255,000 emergency and non-emergency radio and telephone calls annually. This is an ideal job for an independent thinker with good computer skills who can type a minimum of 40 words per minute. You must be physically able to sit for long periods and be flexible to work long and varied shifts.

A Fire Dispatch Centre Operator receives/directs and/or dispatches emergency centre calls. As a highly organized communicator with exceptional multi-tasking skills, you will face a variety of urgent situations and have the ability to prioritize and stay calm.

This is an IAFF bargaining unit position and offers a salary of $25.48 per hour, along with a competitive benefits package.

Apply online at by September 29, 2019

Applicants not contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date
are thanked for their interest.

Organization: City of Kelowna
Location: Kelowna, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Category(s): Fire / Rescue / First Aid Services, Emergency Communications
Posted: September 11, 2019, 9:33 am
Expires: September 29, 2019, 4:30 pm

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