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    Coventry, RI Police Jobs




    Dispatcher (Part-time)


    The application process will close on November 28, 2018 at 4 PM.


    The Coventry Police Department is currently accepting resumes for Police Dispatcher. This position is part-time with regularly scheduled hours of Friday and Saturday 4pm to Midnight, and Monday Midnight to 8am. The nature of work includes operation of a police base-station radio, computer information terminal, answering emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, and other related work as required. Candidates must be able to carry out oral and written instructions; efficiently and effectively handle public contact through telephone or walk-in; ability to learn the operations of a radio base station and computer-aided dispatch; the ability to remain calm and self-controlled during emergency situations; and the ability to multi-task. Qualified candidates should have a high school diploma and one year of experience involving sustained and intense public contact.

    This position is represented by Council 94 with a starting salary of $20.72 per hour.

    The full Council 94 Collective Bargaining Agreement can be viewed online at:


    The CPD General Authorization - Release of Information waiver must be completed and submitted with your resume.  It can be found at under FAQ’s - Are you Hiring?  or



    The Police Dispatcher application process includes successfully passing a written test, an oral board interview, and an extensive background investigation.  A study guide for the Emergency Communication Center Candidate written test is available at this link:

    The written test is tentatively scheduled for Monday December 10th, but applicants will receive an email with the exact date, time, and location.


    There is a $20 Application fee.  Please make checks or money orders payable to The Town of Coventry.


    You can either mail your resume, waiver, and check or money order for $20, or you can submit them in person at the Coventry Police Department, Attn: Capt. Zalabowski, 1075 Main St., Coventry, Rhode Island 02816.  Questions can be forwarded to Capt. Zalabowski at




    Candidates must be a US Citizen, possess a valid driver's license, and provide a valid email address.

    Applications must be received no later than November 28, 2018 at 4 PM



    The Town of Coventry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.