Employment Opportunities

Department:Police Department
Position Title:Public Safety Call Taker
Position Type:Full Time
Scheduled Hours:40 hours per week
Pay Range:$22.12 Hourly

Juneau Police Department Call Takers fill an important assistive role in the Communication Center by answering calls for non-emergency services, providing information and clerical support. This is a great introduction to the Public Safety Dispatch job series where you will learn how to determine the nature and priority of a call, operate a multi-line telephone, computer system for data entry, and route calls to the right people for assistance. We have a training plan designed to teach you what you need to know – all learned while working under the guidance of our experienced dispatch team.

Working in the Communication Center at the Juneau Police Department is rewarding and challenging. As a member of the team you will find yourself surrounded by service oriented people who dedicate themselves to helping others in need. Our Communication Center is a team environment where we have 2 Call Takers, 11 Dispatchers and 2 Dispatch Leads who will assist you as you learn and grow your skills. This position will work limited shift work with a focus on days and evenings. This is an exciting opportunity and this position could lead to promotional opportunities with the JPD or within the CBJ.

Application Period:Closes 12/04/2020
Position Description (PDF):21-1385R-P.S.-Call-Taker-Reissue.pdf
Attached Documents:JPD-Applicant-Acknowledgement-form.pdf

To apply for a Police Officer, simply register for testing at www.publicsafetytesting.com
A CBJ application is not necessary and will not be accepted.

For all other jobs including Lateral Police Officer, see the below options.

How to Apply

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Mail a completed application to:
City and Borough of Juneau
Human Resources & Risk Management Department
155 South Seward St.
Juneau, Alaska 99801

Drop off a completed application to:
City and Borough of Juneau
Human Resources & Risk Management Department
107 Municipal Way, Suite 101
Juneau, Alaska 99801

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