How many calls are received at the communications center per day?
The communications center receives on average over 700 telephone calls per day.
What are the qualities that you look for in a 911 dispatcher?
Qualities normally possessed by a successful 911 dispatcher are the ability to multi-task, knowledge of area, good communications skills, posses good organizational skills, has experience in either fire, law enforcement, or EMS.
Q: What are the training requirements to work as a 911 dispatcher?
40 hour, NCIC course and recertification
40 911 SC Academy Training
Emergency Medical Dispatch
On the job training varies approximately 2 to 4 months
CPR training and certification
NEMS mandated courses, 100, 200, 700 for Tele-communicators additional federal training for Supervisors and Management