Apply for the Novi Dispatcher Position

The City of Novi is hiring a Dispatcher to join their department. As a Dispatcher, you will be a key team player within the city’s Public Safety team. You will be required to perform extensive phone work along with dispatching police, fire, and EMS personnel. This is not an entry-level position for police or fire candidates. This position is a 12-hour shift, 84-hour bi-weekly schedule.

Job Responsibilities

The hired candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Operating police and fire radios; receiving requests for police and fire services or information by telephone; determining appropriate resources necessary, transferring calls to other law enforcement agencies, ambulance service, or another appropriate party, providing routine police information, or taking other appropriate action
  • Warrant entry and filing; typing and data entry dealing with a variety of police/fire records and reports. Performing other misc. duties as required
  • Monitoring prisoners in lockup using building security camera system as well as audio contact
  • See job description for further details


The hired candidate must:

  • Hold at least a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have the ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Can work as a collaborative team member where leadership and sound judgment must be exercised
  • Be polite and professional

Salary & Benefits

The Novi Dispatcher position has a salary of $49,390 with a comprehensive fringe benefit package:

  • Generous combined time off program
  • Robust Employee Wellness & Engagement program
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Cafeteria Health Insurance Plan
  • Dental insurance provided by the City of Novi
  • Life insurance provided by the City of Novi
  • 401a retirement plan & retiree health savings account with employer contribution
  • Optional Roth IRA & 457 retirement plans
  • Various personal and professional growth training resources
  • Tuition reimbursement program
How to Apply

The deadline to apply is January 30, 2022. Apply promptly with completed City of Novi application, cover letter, and resume by visiting our website. Applications may be emailed to or mailed to 45175 Ten Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375. Phone: (248) 347-0452.

Information sourced from the City of Novi.

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