Communications Specialist/Dispatcher

The City of Rochester Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Specialist/Dispatcher.  Specialists receive all emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance from the public; operates multi-frequency radio consoles, retrieves data from multiple sources; handles City Police/Fire and EMS information in various communications media.  

Candidate should be a HS graduate or equivalent with excellent customer service skills.  Must have the ability to perform all job functions under emergency conditions; capable of operating various computer equipment and electronic business equipment, ability to respond to emergency call-back in a timely manner. 

Starting pay $19.00 based on experience with competitive benefits. Pre-employment testing to include criminal background, medical & drug screen.   

For more information on the City’s application process, to view the entire job description or to obtain an application, visit the HR page of the City’s website at

A rating of your application will be based on your education, training and experience as it relates to the requirements for this position.  It is essential, therefore, that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application.  

 Position open until filled. 

 Submit City application, resume and cover letter to:

 Human Resource Dept – #201210

City of Rochester

31 Wakefield Street

Rochester, NH 03867

All applications for this position will be held in confidence.

City of Rochester
Close Date: 
Monday, March 22, 2021
Starting pay $19.00 based on experience with competitive benefits