Headquartered in Moses Lake, Washington, the Multi Agency Communications Center (MACC 911) is a consolidated dispatch center that serves 30 agencies throughout Grant County. Moses Lake is centrally located between Seattle and Spokane on Interstate 90 between fields of agriculture, freshwater lakes, vineyards and popular recreational destinations. The area enjoys on average 300 sunny days a year and recreational opportunities abound with world-class fishing, biking, hiking, camping, golf, boating, ballooning and hydro races.
MACC 911 serves 9 law enforcement agencies, 16 fire agencies and 2 EMS agencies in Grant County, and also provides dispatch services to Washington State Parks in Grant County, the Department of Corrections in Grant County, and the Grant County Coroner. MACC 911 has three departments: Operations, Technical, and Finance. Operations runs three dispatch shifts of eight hours each and has three supervisors and 15 dispatchers. The department responded to 58,000 calls for service in 2019. MACC 911 employs 26 staff and has a 2020 budget of $4.8 million.
Under the direction of the Board of Directors, the Director is responsible for the efficient functioning and coordination of all aspects of MACC 911, to include program planning and organization, day to day activities and implementing policies of the Board. The Director carries out the orders of the Board and sees that all laws of the state pertaining to matters within the functions of the center are duly enforced, and keeps the Board fully advised as to the financial condition and needs of the center. This position serves as the 911 coordinator for Grant County.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with coursework in business or public administration, communications, public safety dispatch or related field is required, along with 5 years of supervisory or management experience in public safety communications, preferably in an enhanced 9-1-1/ consolidated dispatch center. Work experience may be substituted for some or all of the required education on a year-for-year basis. (Please see the complete position profile for additional required and preferred qualifications.)
For a complete position profile and to apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ , click on “Open Recruitments” and then click the position title. To apply, click on “Apply Online” and follow the directions provided. For questions, call 206-368-0050. MACC 911 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review of applications: April 26, 2020 (open until filled).