Friday, November 16, 2018        

Town of Smithfield Employment

~ The Town of Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (E.O.E.) ~

Available Positions

Résumé and application info at the bottom of the page
Please indicate on all correspondence which position you are applying for.

Dispatcher – Smithfield Police Department: Full-time, third shift, union position working five days per week (Mon – Fri) from midnight – 8:00 a.m. Responsibilities include receiving citizen’s requests for assistance, providing radio dispatch services, deployment of police personnel & equipment, and other job related duties. Ability to work under stressful conditions with excellent verbal and written skills. Requires a high school diploma or GED, Microsoft Windows proficiency, typing skills, and computer aided dispatch (CAD) experience in a law enforcement setting. Annual salary $54,529.80 (includes shift differential.) Applications are available below and at the Smithfield Town Hall, HR Office, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. Closing date for acceptance of applications at Smithfield Town Hall is November 26, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. E.O.E.

Police Dispatcher Job Description (.pdf)

Applications & Resumes


  • Applications are available at the Human Resources Office and the Town Manager’s Office in Town Hall during regular businesses hours.  You may also download an application in PDF format by clicking here: Application For Employment.  You will need Adobe Reader to open & print this document.  If you do not have Adobe Reader, it is free, and available online at


  • Email:  You may e-mail your résumé to  Résumés should be in one of the following formats:  all versions of Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx); text format: (.txt), portable document format (.pdf) or rich text format (.rtf).  Please include the word “Resume” and the position that you are applying for in the subject of the e-mail – many e-mails can appear to contain a virus.  By using the correct subject line you are assisting us in safely receiving your resume.  Please do not zip files if possible.
  • Mail:  Résumés may be mailed to Human Resources, Smithfield Town Hall, 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917.
  • Fax:  Résumés may be faxed to Human Resources, Fax 401-233-1080.


  • You may want to check the Human Resources page for frequently asked questions regarding employment with the Town of Smithfield or use the contact information at the top of the page.





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