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Organization Overview

The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Title Communications Operator (Police)
Job ID 13-34
Job Class Regular Full-time
Employment Group CUPE 825 (Police)
# of Vacancies 1
Posting Period May 27 - June 3
Position Overview
Reporting to the Watch Commander in the Police department, the Communication Operator accurately collects information, prioritizes and determines the best course of action to take in handling emergency calls.
This position will maintain contact with officers on patrol and other departmental staff. The Communication Operator will ensure all calls / emergencies are answered, documented and updated. This position will maintain a communication link with the patrol officers to provide a critical link in potentially difficult situations. The Communication Operator will also provide after hour front counter duties by receiving general inquiries and monitoring security system cameras and alarms for the facility.  Other related duties may be required.

This position will be required to work a variety of shifts that include days and nights.


Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody Police Department is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced police records check.  Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications
  • Grade 12 and a minimum of one year's related experience with a College Dispatcher Program Certificate or 1 – 2 years experience as a police dispatcher or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • CPIC Operators Course as well as experience with Police CAD and Prime-BC applications
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Ability to use sound judgement and make decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Branch/Location Office Police Department
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation - Hourly $30.77
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