911 As A Profession
911 Dispatcher Job Description
911 dispatchers are trained to help callers in emergencies by gathering the approriate information, sending the right kind of help, and by giving instructions until help arrives. Dispatchers must be poised under pressure and must have the ability to take control of an unpredictable situation. Our 911 dispatchers also receive specific training in CPR and medical pre-arrival instructions.
A full description of requirements and responsibilities as a 911 Dispatcher
More infomation also available at http://www.911.gov/911-issues/profession.html
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Return the completed application to the Metro 911 office located at 200 Peyton Way. For questions you can contact us at (304) 746-7911.