Our Dispatchers are trained to calmly and effectively gather information and assess emergency situations so they can send the correct fire or medical resources. If you are considering a career with SRFECC, please ask yourself the following questions.

  1. Do you find satisfaction in assisting people in a crisis?
  2. Can you arrange things or actions in a certain order?
  3. Do you take the initiative to work independently?
  4. Are you emotionally stable with an even temperament?
  5. Can you produce a number of alternative ideas quickly?
  6. Are you able to receive and apply constructive criticism?
  7. Can you tolerate a confined work space?
  8. Do you want a job where each day is different, exciting, and new?
  9. Do you have sound judgement and the ability to make effective decisions?
  10. Are you willing to work nights, weekends, holidays, overtime and lengthy shift hours?
  11. Are you able to remain calm, think clearly and perform detailed tasks in emergency situations?
  12. Are you willing to put in the extra time and effort to learn the specifics of the job?
  13. Do you possess a strong work ethic, including arriving to work on time with minimal call outs?
  14. Can you compartmentalize your emotions to ensure they are not impacting your judgement?