Dispatcher

Currently accepting applications for a dispatcher to work the evening shift of 2:00 PM - 10:00 PM for the MTAA Police & Fire Department. 

Starting hourly rate of $17.01.

Dispatchers are responsible for receiving, documenting, and relaying to the appropriate personnel incoming and outgoing requests for law enforcement, structural fires, medical and ARFF response. Confidentiality is a must. Applicants must be able to pass a background check. 

Some job duties include:

  • The use of the phonetic/aeronautical alphabet for communicating and utilizing radio equipment to its fullest;
  • Perform entry, update, and retrieval of information from the computer system and some clerical duties that are assigned by management to meet deadlines;
  • Answer incoming telephone calls to the department and monitor radio frequencies;
  • Maintain accurate, up-to date files and logs;
  • Ability to remain calm and to use good judgment when making decisions in emergency and routine situations.

Click the links to view the Job Description and to download application. For more information call the MTAA HR Department at (785) 862-2362. Completed application may be submitted to MTAA by mail to 6510 SE Forbes Ave., Ste. 1, Topeka, KS 66619-1446; fax to 785-862-1830; or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

EOE/MF