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911 Center Looking For Dispatchers

Reported: Jan. 9, 2014 5:05 PM EST
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The Metro Emergency Operations Center of Kanawha County is looking for dispatchers.

The 911 center is accepting applications and hopes to hire 4 to 4 people to fill the additional positions around the beginning of March.

Dispatchers work 12-hour shifts that include two days on and two days off then every other weekend off duty.

The center is looking for professionals and said there's a great need.

“We're looking for people who are self-motivated, who are able to multi-task, who are able to pay attention to a lot of details, but get a lot of satisfaction out of providing some assistance to and helping people when they need it, because that is essential to what we do,” Lt. Scott Holbrook, of the West Virginia Emergency Operations Center, said.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Feb. 14 and can be found at www.metro911.org or by visiting the center at 200 Peyton Way in Charleston.



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