City of Hutchins, Texas - City Jobs

Communications Officer (9-1-1 Dispatcher)

General Summary
To answer emergency and non-emergency calls, including giving and receiving information.
Dispatches emergency personnel, including police, firefighters, EMS, department of public safety,
and public works. Assesses the type of emergency and determines the appropriate entity for
dispatch in emergencies. Maintains communications with officers in the field, including welfare
checks, and looking up and relaying information on criminal histories, warrants, and vehicles.
Conducts searches for records on criminal histories, warrants, and vehicles. Performs welfare
checks on prisoners. Performs searches on prisoners as required.

Compensation and Benefits

The City of Hutchins offers a robust benefits package to fulltime employees including:

Employee and dependent medical insurance provided between 60% and 100% of premium cost.
Provision of four (4) medical and prescription coverage plans through BlueCross/BlueShield.
Provision of dental and vision benefits coverage through BlueCross/BlueShield.
Provision of $15,000 in life insurance coverage at no cost to the employee.
Participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). Employee contribution rate is 7%; the City matches member contributions on a 2:1 basis.
457 Plan
Flexible spending account
Additional voluntary benefits are also available
Eleven (11) paid holidays
Sick days
Vacation days

The beginning salary for this position is $18.70/hour.