Derry - Police Dispatcher

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Job Overview

Department Derry Police Department
Job TitlePolice Dispatcher
Salary$21.74 - $29.70 hourly
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Derry, NH

Job Announcement

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The Derry Police Department is a highly respected professional law enforcement organization seeking to hire the finest and most qualified candidates available.

The Town of Derry offers a unique law enforcement experience being the 4th largest community by population in New Hampshire. It was the home of astronaut, Alan B. Shepard and poet, Robert Frost. The Town of Derry is also home to Pinkerton Academy, the largest High School in NH. 



The mission of the Derry Police Department is to enforce the laws of society, maintain order in the community, protect life and property, and to assist the public at large in a manner consistent with the rights and dignity of all persons as provided for by law and under the Constitutions of the United States of America and the State of New.


Pay Scale

AFSCME Grade F; $21.74 - $29.70 hourly 



  • The Dispatcher should have a high school diploma, or equivalent, with one to two years of related experience.
  • Ability to learn the principles involved in the operation of radio, telephone, and related communications equipment.
  • Ability to assimilate a multitude of unrelated information and activities at once and identify possible emergency contingencies.
  • Ability to detect the scope and magnitude of an emergency and to think and act quickly, calmly, and accurately.
  • Ability to hear, listen and comprehend verbal communications, and to speak concisely and distinctly.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information. For more information, please see the attached job description.



Reporting to the Shift Commander, the Dispatcher monitors radio and telephone systems to ensure the safety of police officers who are working and assigning them to calls to assist the public.

  • Answers all 911 emergency calls.
  • Dispatches officers to all requests for assistance; accurately responds to officer requests for information on citizens.
  • Responds to inquiries and questions from the public.
  • Maintains daily log of activities including towing record requests, pertinent information regarding officer activity, and other related information.
  • Provides information to local and State agencies that contact department.



Date:  Based on Department and Applicant's Availability
Time: Based on Department and Applicant's Availability
Location: Derry Police Department, 1 Municipal Drive, Derry, NH 03038


This is an exciting opportunity to serve a growing community in a busy, proactive Police Department!

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