The City of Clarksdale, MS (pop. 17,962) is seeking a highly visible, full time Dispatcher to answer emergency and non emergency calls from the public, interdepartmental calls from police and fire services and calls from other public agencies. This position will require certification, experience with, and knowledge of, municipal and community policing. The ideal candidate will have experience with issues facing a rural community, strong leadership and supervisory skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and will enjoy being part of a local government team striving to serve the citizens and community. A detailed job description is attached. Applications will be accepted until filled. Please submit applications to: Tarra Slack, Director of Personnel, P O Box 940, Clarksdale, MS 38614 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver in person.