Increase in Job Openings for 911 Dispatchers
The Alachua County call center has seen an increase in job openings over the past year.Â The pressure is high for dispatchers, who often make life and death decisions.Â Alachua county's dispatchers go to work everyday to be there when people call in who are desperate for help.Â Â They take on a role that many would find stressful to make a difference in other people's lives.
911 dispatchers have to use both common sense and their medical intuition to deal with people on every level. Being ready for any kind of call is essential to the success of this job.Â In the past year the turnover rates for dispatchers have been high. An average of 12 job openeings per month is what employers at the Alachua call center have had to fill. Those who can handle the stress find it to be a rewarding job.
The communication center is looking fill 17 job openings that they currently have. Dispatchers agreed, this is a great job and would recommend it to anyone interested in helping others at times of need.
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