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Employment Standards

  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must have earned a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must pass a criminal history / driver history / comprehensive background check.

Selection Process

  • Written application
  • Written test
  • Voice stress test - CVSA
  • Extensive background check
  • Board interview
  • Audiology (hearing) / drug examination
  • Psychological examination

Salary

  • Probationary Dispatcher Pay: $42,398.77
  • Dispatcher Pay: $43,398.77
  • Second and third shift bonus: $975.00
  • Longevity pay: (after 1st year) $100.00/yr
  • Clothing allowance: $300.00

Benefits

  • 1 year of service completed: 5 days vacation
  • 2 to 5 years of service completed: 10 days vacation
  • 6 to 14 years of service completed: 15 days vacation
  • 15 or more years of service completed: 20 days vacation
  • Holidays: 10 per year
  • Personal days: 4 per year
  • State pension: 20 years of service, State administrative pension: City contributes to pension
  • Insurance: City paid life insurance, several health insurance options available, dental and vision available as well
General Information
Phone Numbers
Non-Emergency: (260) 347-0654 Emergency: 911
Fax: (260) 347-7030
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
234 South Main Street
Kendallville,
IN
46755

Emergency
24-7
Monday - Friday
7:30 AM to 4:00 PM