Rockford’s 911 Center Is In Critical Need of More Dispatchers
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Rockford's 911 center is in critical need of more dispatchers. Some of the job duties include:
- Receives 911 calls and non-emergency calls on a computerized telephone, cell phone, radio, and other communicating systems; refers routine calls to the proper sources or responds according to departmental procedures.
- Dispatches emergency personnel and equipment according to procedures and in accordance with the nature and location of the emergency; make radio and telephone notification to utilities, law enforcement agencies, and other concerned parties.
- Provides EMD (emergency medical dispatch) via telephone to callers in medical emergencies as dictated by emergency medical dispatch protocol approved. through I.D.P.H. (Illinois Dept. of Health)