Communications Center Ambulance Dispatcher

 The Ambulance Dispatcher is responsible for proper deployment of resources and System Status Management. A preferred candidate will have EMS and Communications Center experience.  The candidate must also have excellent communication and data entry skills.


  • Appropriate deployment of emergency and non-emergency resources.
  • Interact with field personnel professionally over the phone and radio.
  • Receive requests for ambulance transportation.
  • HIPAA Compliance.
  • Ability to make decisions consistent with policy and guidelines.
  • Ability to think logically and quickly during an emergency.


  • Competitive wages and benefits including;
    • Blue Cross & Blue Shield Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Disability Insurance through AFLAC
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement Available
  • 401K with match
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Educational Opportunities & Sponsored Con-Ed
  • Membership to NAEMT
  • Supportive & Respectful Environment


  • Experience in communications and customer service.
  • Good judgment and remaining calm in high-stress situations.
  • Detail-oriented and able to perform clerical functions.
  • Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language.
  • Communicate effectively, via telephone and radio to obtain and provide relevant information. 


  • This position is located in Skokie, IL 


  • High School graduate or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). 


  • Licensed EMT, EMD, or experienced EMS Dispatch (preferred).
Job Category: Dispatch
Job Type: Full Time Night Shift Weekends
Job Location: Skokie
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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