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Indiana State Police Hiring Civilian Dispatchers For Indianapolis Post
Updated December 14, 2016 6:20 AM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for two Regional Dispatcher positions at the Indianapolis Post (8620 E. 21st Street) to help staff its Regional Dispatch Center.

An emergency dispatcher serves a critical role in emergency response, and is relied upon for the first line of life saving communication by first responders as well as citizens in need of emergency assistance. The starting salary for this rewarding career is $30,082 and the Indiana State Police offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.

Job Description:

To serve as a civilian employee of the Indiana State Police whose primary responsibility is to receive, collate, record, disseminate and accurately dispatch information to Department police personnel, other law enforcement agencies and other support services through the use of a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, Records Management System (RMS), Automatic Vehicle Locator (AVL), Geographic Information System (GIS) and other Regional Dispatch Center resources.


To provide dispatch support to other Regional Dispatch Centers state-wide on an as needed basis, in response to natural disasters, inclement weather, or other operational needs. To coordinate emergency and non-emergency traffic with Department personnel and other public safety agencies. To provide emergency medical self-help to citizens while EMS units are en route. To process, analyze and dispatch Indiana Data and Communications System (IDACS), National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) information to meet state and federal guidelines, utilizing their precise formats.

Preferred Experience:

Must be a high school graduate or possess the equivalent GED. Must successfully complete Department typing test. Must take a Department approved Dispatch Simulation test. Two (2) years public safety communications experience preferred but not required. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification preferred but not required. Must become certified, and maintain certification, as a TDD/TTY operator. Must become certified, or provide proof of certification, in CPR and Emergency Medical Dispatch. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality. Must have ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

The deadline to apply is Friday December 16th at 3:30 p.m.

Those interested can fill out an online application Job ID: 605525

Any questions should be directed to Jill Schmidt at the Indiana State Police Indianapolis Post 317-899-8577

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