Relief Fire Dispatcher

Job Title: Relief Fire Dispatcher

Salary range: $13.56 Hourly Rate

Location: Fire Department

Hours: Part-Time

Job Description:

The City of Dover is currently seeking five qualified applicants for the position of Relief Fire Dispatcher.  The primary duties of this position are to dispatch emergency services in response to calls for assistance by dispatching appropriate personnel and equipment. This is a position in which relief dispatchers fill in for full-time dispatchers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Record essential information
  • Maintain reference materials, logs and tapes
  • Perform minor maintenance on fire apparatus
  • Complete various custodial tasks at the fire station
  • Works under general supervision, independently developing work sequences

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Equivalent of one (1) year of college or vocational school education in computer operation, radio operation, or closely related field
  • Rotating shift work, weekends and holidays are required
  • Requires 800 MHz radio system knowledge
  • Two (2) years of fire service experience, dispatching experience is preferred
  • Computer experience is essential

To view the entire job description, please visit, and click on DOE Union Employees (Fire Dispatcher). While the position is listed as Relief Fire Dispatcher, you will be expected to complete the duties of a Fire Dispatcher. This position is not part of the labor union.

A criminal background investigation will be required. Candidates may be given a job-related test during the interview.

To Apply Submit the Following

Ethical conduct and honest behavior are our basic organizational values. Candidates will be instrumental in assisting to make Dover a place where people want to live through our motto –Dedication, Ownership, Vision, Excellence and Reliability

City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hourly Rate: $13.65

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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