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Part-Time Dispatcher Opportunities

Part-time Dispatcher

The North Ridgeville Police Department is seeking applications for the position of part-time dispatcher (28 hour maximum per week). Applicants must be able to work all shifts including weekends and holidays as needed.

First Shift: 11:00 PM – 7:00 AM
Second Shift: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Third Shift: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM


  • Answer emergency and non-emergency phone calls for police assistance/information and determine appropriate course of action. (Transfer phone call, dispatch to officer via radio, etc.)
  • Assist citizens who walk into the police department and determine appropriate course of action.
  • Maintain all information in a Computer Aided Dispatching (CAD) System.
  • Records/miscellaneous duties as required/needed.
  • Obtain and maintain any required certifications.


  • American citizen
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license
  • Computer literate
  • Adequate typing skills
  • Pass a general knowledge written test
  • Pass a thorough background check
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to interact with the public and remain calm in stressful situations


  • Pay range $14.99-$18.03 / hour dependent on skill level and job performance
  • Uniform allowance
  • PERS
  • Paid training

Please complete the employment application and return to the North Ridgeville Police Department, 7307 Avon Belden Road, North Ridgeville, OH 44039 no later than Friday, August 11, 2017.