LINCOLN CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
1503 SE EAST DEVILS LAKE ROAD
LINCOLN CITY, OREGON 97367
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Updated: October 14, 2020
Job Classification: 911 Dispatcher
The City of Lincoln City is hiring for its full-time 911-Dispatcher position.
Salary Information: $22.73/hour to $27.63/hour.
Contact Information:Abigail EdwardsHR Directoraedwards@lincolncity.org
City Information: Lincoln City is located on the scenic Oregon Coast in Lincoln County at the 45th parallel. It is bordered by 680-acre Devils Lake and the Coast Range on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Lincoln City boasts 7.5 miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches, with the Salmon River and Cascade Head to the north, and the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the south.Lincoln City enjoys a mild maritime climate and is a popular tourist destination. Daytime highs in the winter are usually around 50 degrees, with lows typically remaining above freezing. Summer highs are 60-70 degrees on the beaches, increasing to 80-90 degrees just a few miles inland. Annual precipitation averages 76.3 inches, with most rainfall occurring during the winter months. Prevailing winds come from the northwest in the summer and from the southwest in the winter. The consistent breeze enjoyed at our beaches makes Lincoln City one of the best places in the world to fly a kite. Surging and kite-boarding conditions are also world-class. The air quality is excellent.
Population: 8,500 Year Round/ 35,000 Summer Months
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Prior Experience: 1 year
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Must be able to obtain LEDS certification and Emergency Medical Dispatch training within three months of employment. Must also possess a current CPR/First Aid card or the ability to obtain one within six (6) months of employment and the ability to maintain one throughout employment. Requires successful completion of the 3.5 week DPSST Telecommunicator Academy, and successful completion of in house FTEP Dispatcher training.
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Previous experience in an emergency service environment. Possession of LEDS certification.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. This includes advanced knowledge and application of English grammar and spelling. Proven ability to receive and assimilate information quickly and in times of stress and exercise good judgment and decision-making. General knowledge of emergency service organizations and functions, including care and use of electronic communications equipment, record keeping and filing systems. High school education or equivalent supplemented by additional related training and over one year general office experience or any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties. Typing speed of at least 35 words per minute. Demonstrated ability to multi-task under stressful conditions or during emergencies while remaining calm and focused. Must be able to work varied shifts, holidays and weekends. Must be able to respond to requests to work on short notice and be available for mandatory overtime and shift extensions.
Application Process: The Lincoln City Police Department works with the National Testing Network in an ongoing recruitment effort. If no positions are currently open, applications will be kept on file until an opening occurs. The process to apply has changed from prior recruitment rounds—please read all instructions carefully and be sure
to complete each step.
Application is a two-step process:
1. An online application must be completed and all required materials submitted via the City’s web portal by the closing date noted on an open recruitment. Open recruitments may be found here:
The following items must be included with the City application for consideration and advancement to the next step of the recruitment process: