Dispatcher II

Dispatcher IIs are fully trained in operation of the Department's phone and radio systems. They are responsible for taking calls, entering them into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, and dispatching emergency services to the scene. The emergency services agencies dispatched for include the Riley County Police Department, Manhattan Fire Department, Riley County Fire District #1, Riley City Fire, and Riley County Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Dispatcher II requires 3 months of training on top of the previous 3 months acquired in the Dispatch I level for an average total of 6 months.

Dispatcher at Work