Kingston Police

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Communications and Dispatch

Communicator/911 Dispatcher

Communicators act as dispatcher and call-takers (in emergency and non-emergency situations). Responsibilities include but are not limited to.


  • dispatching calls for service to police officers, ensuring adequate police coverage;
  • supporting police officers and public safety; and
  • answering and responding to incoming calls, as well as calls received from the 9-1-1 telephone system in a calm and efficient manner.


What qualifications are we looking for?


  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills;
  • excellent customer service skills;
  • confidence and skill in stressful situations;
  • communications experience;
  • emergency service experience;
  • keyboarding skills of at least 35 words per minute;
  • minimum of grade 12 education or equivalent; and
  • must pass an investigative background check.