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Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division: Emergency Dispatcher 7-E8 (2 Vacancies) Closing Date: May 22, 2023

Provide officer safety capabilities through the use of statewide radio equipment, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, and telephone contact with conservation officers and dispatch requesting of other law enforcement agencies personnel to provide back-up or other assistance.

Provide conservation officers with information received from criminal justice, department and other databases.

Receive, analyze, and dispatch to conservation officers information received from the public, other law enforcement agencies, and government entities through the Report All Poaching phone and text hotline that indicate violation of natural resources and other state laws.

Provide informational services to the public on matters relating to natural resources laws and programs.

The operation is 24X7, including nights, weekends, and holidays.  The position may require mandatory overtime and changes in scheduled hours, days off, and assigned shifts.

Position Description (Download PDF reader)

Required Education and Experience


Educational level typically acquired through completion of high school.


Emergency Dispatcher 7

No specific type or amount of experience is required.

Emergency Dispatcher E8

One year of experience equivalent to an Emergency Dispatcher 7.

Additional Requirements and Information

**Please prepare a written response to the following two requirements below in no more than 1/2 page each. **

  1. What is your experience in radio, computer phone systems, and/or customer service? Describe the scope and proficiency of your experience.   
  2. This position requires the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task. Describe the tools, methods and thought processes you utilize to prioritize and multi-task.  Provide detailed examples.

You must include a copy of your resume and a cover letter and a written response to the following two requirements above with your online application.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses will not be considered further.

If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

View the job specification here (Download PDF reader)

Opening Date: 05/09/2023  
Closing Date: 05/22/2023  

Contact Person: Dominique Clemente  
Telephone: 517-241-6902  
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