Bluegrass 911 Employment Application
Applicants for the position of Dispatcher require a high school diploma or GED. Experience in Public Safety dispatching preferred, but not required. KY Public Safety Telecommunicator certification a plus. All applicants must comply with requirements of (TPS) - Telecommunicator Professional Standards Act of KY (KRS 15.530 – 15.590) requiring a criminal history check, suitability screening, polygraph examination, finger printing, and drug screening.
Full-time employees must attend and successfully complete the Kentucky Telecommunications academy in Richmond Kentucky for a total of (160) hours (4 weeks.) Part-time employees with no experience must attend the Academy in Richmond, Kentucky. Those with experience will be reviewed on a case by case basis. All employees with no experience must successfully complete an in-house training program. Those with experience will be reviewed on a case by case basis and training levels determined by experience. Even with experience you must successfully complete the in-house training program that is assigned to you.