Are you interested in living and
working in Vail, CO?Imagine skiing, camping and an amazing
community just outside your backdoor!
When asked, many of our
employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like
family.Our employees continually strive for excellence and take
pride in serving the community. Mountain views, a professional team
and the are
just some of the things we all love about working here! See our
video ! We
invite you to learn more about working with us.
The Town of Vail is now
accepting applications for openings as an Emergency
Services Dispatcher. Emergency dispatching is an exciting career
that is fast paced, very rewarding & is an essential role in public
safety. By providing critical services to the community, as an
emergency dispatcher, you can make a
communication facility is located in Vail, CO and dispatches
emergency service calls 24/7 365 days a year, for 13 public safety
agencies in Eagle County. This very important role ensures
community safety utilizing phone and radio systems to support
county-wide Police, Fire, and EMS agencies. To find out more about
the Vail Public Safety Communications Center please visit
Dispatch duties include, but are
not limited to:
analyzing & prioritizing 911 calls as well as non-emergent phone
calls for Police, Fire, and EMS service.
Emergency Medical Dispatch when appropriate and giving lifesaving
instructions over the phone to callers.
- Effectively utilizing a
computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system to prioritize calls, record
incident details & identify the status and location of responders
in the field.
calls for service for Police, Fire & Medical units according to
- Monitoring radio
traffic for Police, Fire & Medical units.
- Access a secure,
nationwide database to look up confidential records for responders,
including driver and vehicle registration statuses &
emergency alerts to the public.
Applicants who are successful in
this role are passionate about helping people and giving back to
our community. They also have a curiosity and eagerness to learn
more about the Public Safety/Emergency services industry and have
the ability to remain calm and professional in a variety of
- High School
diploma or equivalent.
- Ability to
multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
excellent verbal and written skills.
- The ability to
have emotional control in stressful situations.
- Can display
empathy & compassion.
- Strong computer
and typing skills.
- Available to
work a variety of shifts including weekends, holidays and
- Guest service,
call center or emergency services related experience
To find out more about our
community, please visit our website www.vailgov.com and click on
The Town of Vail offers an
excellent benefits and compensation package, including health and
dental coverage, town-funded retirement, 457 pre-tax savings plan,
tennis pass, golf passes and other ski pass/wellness benefits. In
addition, we offer employee housing (limited availability) to help
those relocate to the area.
of Vail is an Equal Opportunity Employer
believe diversity makes us stronger!
The Town of Vail provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without
regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics
information, race, color, religion, national origin, disability,
protected Veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law
or regulation. We do this not only becauseits the law but becauseit
is the right thing to do. It is our intention that all qualified
employees and applicants are given equal opportunity and that
selection decisions be based on job-related