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Neighborhood Caretaker Alert
Response Center

Citizens can use the Neighborhood Caretaker Alert (NCA) form to anonymously notify the City of issues or concerns.  The NCA form is available in paper form only at City Hall, 139 S. Kirkwood Road; at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road; at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson Avenue; and at ALL THREE Fire Houses (137 W. Argonne, 11804 Big Bend, and 1321 W. Essex).  If you have completed a form previously, you can find the results of your anonymous Neighborhood Caretaker Alert form here - click on the link and then enter your form number:

http://w5.kirkwoodmo.org/nca


All Aboard: the City Blog

The City of Kirkwood is BLOGGING!  Join us in the conversation at ALL ABOARD, the City's new blog.  Read cool stuff, and leave a comment or a question!

What's a blog?  Well, it's short for Web Log or Weblog (with the first two letters deleted), which means it's a log or diary about what's going on in the City.  It's less formal in its approach and style, but more interactive!  That means we hope you'll get involved by sending a comment on something you've read on the blog, or by posing a question.

We're glad you're here, and we hope you enjoy the ride!


Dispatcher, Full-Time

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Primary responsibility will be to receive and determine the nature and location of emergencies and to dispatch police, fire, EMS, or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures, including using Emergency Medical Dispatching (EMD) for EMS calls.  Receive and process 911 emergency calls and maintain contact with and location of all units on assignment including police, fire, and EMS employees.  Monitor City Hall and police department video systems, to include prisoners in custody.  Answer non-emergency calls for assistance, and enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer software systems.


Responsible for the prompt, courteous, professional, and efficient exchange of information with citizens and City staff in person and by telephone, regarding a wide variety of situations including (but not limited to) general inquiries, power outages, and other service-related topics.

REQUIREMENTS: Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones, and computer systems.   Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.  High School diploma or GED required.  Previous dispatching experience, REJIS certification, and experience with Global CAD and ProQA (EMD) is desirable.  Must be able to obtain CJIS clearance to access criminal justice data, and obtain required certifications if not already held when hired.

HOURS: Must be available to work irregular hours or shifts (three 12-hour shifts and one four-hour shift per week). Monthly rotating shifts will include days, afternoons, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

STARTING SALARY:  $19.96 per hour,  depending on qualifications.

POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

TO APPLY: To apply, complete and submit the application on this Website.  A paper application can be picked up at Kirkwood City Hall, 139 S. Kirkwood Road, 63122, or call 314-984-6975 to have one emailed, mailed, or faxed to you. 

Submit applications to:

Kirkwood City Hall
Attn:  Human Resources Department - DISP

139 S. Kirkwood Road

Kirkwood, MO  63122

 

PERSONS REQUIRING AN ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING SHOULD CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 314-822-5809.

THE CITY OF KIRKWOOD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
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