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Kanawha 911 looking for dispatchers

By Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha County emergency officials are looking for dispatchers to staff the Kanawha County Metro 911 Center.

Metro 911 Executive Director Johnny Rutherford hopes to hire eight 911 dispatchers before January. Dispatchers work 12-hour shifts that include every other weekend off.

Base salary is $25,000, but built-in overtime brings the figure up to almost $29,000. Base pay increases to $28,000 following training. Benefits include health insurance with dental and vision coverage.

Applicants must be 18 or over and have a high school diploma or equivalent. To apply, visit www.metro911.org or stop by the Metro Emergency Operations Center at 200 Peyton Way, Charleston, 25309. Applications may be hand-delivered or sent by mail.


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