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Full-Time Telecommunicator - West Suburban Consolidated Dispatch Center

The West Suburban Consolidated Dispatch Center (WSCDC) is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time Telecommunicator. WSCDC is a primary PSAP and answers calls and dispatches Police, Fire and EMS for the Villages of Forest Park, Oak Park, and River Forest.

Applicants must be able to type a minimum of 35 words-per-minute, successfully pass a written examination, criminal background check, drug and alcohol screenings, hearing tests, psychological tests, and be able to obtain full-access LEADS and Emergency Medical Dispatch certification. Employees must reside within the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Lake, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Will.

Full-time Telecommunicators work 12-hour shifts with rotating days off (0630-1830 or 1830-0630). While in training, it may be necessary to switch shifts periodically until permanent assignment is made when training is complete.

Telecommunicator salary range is $52,120 – $76,471 after completion of 6 years. WSCDC offers HMO or PPO medical plans, medical flexible spending, dental and eye insurance, life insurance, IMRF, and ICMA (457).

Applications can be downloaded at or can be picked up between the hours of 7:30am and 4:30pm at: WSCDC (use the south building entrance) 400 Park Avenue River Forest, IL 60305

All applicants are required to deliver the completed application in person during the hours and address listed above. The deadline is February 25, 2022

If you have any further questions please contact: Executive Director Brian Staunton or the on-duty Supervisor at 708-771-9110.