CCRI Drivers Ed offered at North Providence Public Safety Complex

CCRI Driver Education is now offered at the North Providence Safety Complex, across the street from North Providence High School.
Students may register online at CCRI.EDU
or the link below.
Driver’s Ed class # 5554, Mon, Wed, Thurs, beginning on October 16th – November 8th , from 2:10 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
Driver’s Ed class # 5555, Mon, Wed, Thurs, beginning on November 27th – December 20th , from 2:10 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.
The course fee is $120.00, and students are required to purchase a 15th edition Triple A, How to Drive textbook.
Per § 31-10-19 Driver education – Traffic safety education, students must be at least 15 years, 10 months, by the first day of class.
**Its important students DO NOT use their school email address when creating their CCRI profile due to school email notification restrictions.

Employment Opportunity: Police Dispatcher

TOWN OF North Providence
Job Opening
Step-1 $48,576.27 annually


Police Dispatchers in the North Providence Police Department perform highly responsible duties.  They handle the reception and dispatching of emergency and routine calls to the Police Department in order to protect life and property of the citizens of the Town of North Providence. They must insure calls are answered and transferred in a timely, professional, and also perform secretarial desk duties required for day to day operations of the Police Department. 


Uses a computer-aided dispatch system, receive emergency calls from the public requesting Police assistance. Determine the nature and location of an emergency; determine priorities, and dispatch units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures; Receive and process 911 emergency calls; maintain contact with all units on assignment, maintain status and location of all Police units; Monitor direct emergency alarms; answer non-emergency calls for assistance; Enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems; Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies. Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles. 


Radio, Telephone, and related equipment                            General Office equipment

Recording equipment                                                                    Camera surveillance equipment

In-House Computer System and Printers                                LCD Display Alarm

Computer Mainframe and Back-Up equipment                   


Education and Experience:

High School Graduate or GED equivalent

Must be able to type a minimum of 20 words per minute as certified by the RI department Labor and Training (Certificate required)

Must be able to provide a medically certified document that he/she has passed a hearing test in Accordance with NENA Hearing Standards for Public Safety Telecommunicates NENA-STA-007.2-2014 (prior to hiring). Hearing – Must have sufficient hearing in both ears to perform essential tasks without posing a direct threat to themselves or others.

Must be able to provide a medically certified document that he/she has passed an eye examination (prior to hiring). Visual acuity –

  • Visual Field Performance must be 120 degrees in the horizontal meridian combined. Corrected vision must be at least 20/30 (Snellen) when tested using both eyes together.
  • Color Vision
  • Applicants must be able to distinguish red, green, blue, and yellow as determined by the HRR Test, 4th Edition.
  • Red or green deficiencies may be acceptable, providing the applicant can read at least nine of the first 13 plates of the Ishihara Test.
  • Applicants who fail to meet the color vision standard may meet the standard by demonstrating that they can correctly discriminate colors via a field test conducted by a licensed health professional.

Minimum of 1 year experience in the Police Dispatching Field preferred

Mental and/or Physical Ability To:

Read and understand written directions, text, numbers and legal terminology.

Learn proper dispatch procedures, including analyzing incoming information to determine the level of resources required and the ability to prioritize calls.

Learn to operate radio, telephone, and related equipment operations.

Perform multiple tasks concurrently.

Maintain a calm, measured demeanor during periods of extreme stress.

Assimilate information and respond quickly.

Handle a wide variety and large volume of emergency calls. Establish effective professional working relationships with other Communications Operators, Supervisors, Police Officers, the general public, ambulance companies, wrecker companies, Fire service and EMS personnel, and members of other public safety agencies.

Hear, understand and orally communicate detailed information accurately and completely.

Speak clearly and distinctly.

Deal courteously, professionally, and firmly with upset callers in order to obtained critical information.

Sit for prolonged periods of time. Employees are occasionally required to walk, stand, and/or move objects of up to 10 pounds.

See and read a computer screen and a variety of written materials, all of which require close vision abilities.

Employees must be able to reach and extend hands in any direction as well as handle, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise work with hands.

Write reports and correspondence

 Working Conditions:

Must be able to work a rotating shift or flexible hours as assigned. Some shifts may require extended stays at work exceeding 24 hours at one time due to a declared state of emergency (assigned shift schedules are dictated by union collective bargaining agreement)

May be subject to called back to work while off duty (as described by collective bargaining agreement)

Duties are performed in an office environment. Noise is generally quiet to moderate

The employee may be exposed to situations that could cause mental stress


Town Application
Copy of valid Driver’s License  


Must pass a Police Department criminal background investigation, including fingerprinting as described by the Chief of Police (prior to hire)

Required to submit to an alcohol/drug screening (prior to hire)

Produce a medically certified document from a licensed physician stating that a hearing test was completed on applicant and that applicant is capable of performing the tasks of Police dispatching (prior to hire)

Produce a medically certified document from a licensed physician stating that an eye test was completed on applicant and that applicant is capable of performing the tasks of Police dispatching (prior to hire)

Must pass a RILETS certification as required by the Rhode Island State Police (within 90 days of employment)

Must pass a NCIC certification as required by the Rhode Island State Police (within 90 days of employment)

Must pass an on the job training program performed by the Dispatchers on duty overseen by the Patrol Shift Commander (within 90 days of Employment)

Download application from


Questions, please contact: 

Employment Opportunity: Police Dispatcher






Update to the Remove the Whole Lead Pipe Program

March 2023 Update

The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) was able to secure a $218,000.00 (WIII) ACT Grant “Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation” from the Environmental Protection Agency for small, disadvantaged communities. Through the efforts of Mayor Lombardi RIIB awarded the entire amount to the Town of North Providence to continue the replacement of residential lead water delivery systems in town.

North Providence estimates that they should be able to complete LSR’s in 45 to 51 residential properties this year.  The following streets will be addressed during the 2023 calendar year Audubon Avenue, Barrett Avenue, Capitol View, Cushing Street, Ferncliff Avenue, Homewood Avenue, Kentland Avenue, Lexington Avenue, Peckham Avenue, Sunset Avenue, Woodward Road, and Worcester Avenue.  To identify if your home is on the 2023 schedule please contact Dean Martilli, Project Manager at (404) 964-1876 or .  

A brief application must be submitted by each household to qualify for the free upgrade. The four-page application must be completed in full and returned to the Project Manager.


See the full Remove the Whole Lead Pipe Program page

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Get the 2023 North Providence Trash & Recycling Calendar

Click the image below to get the .pdf of the 2023 North Providence Trash & Recycling Calendar :

2023 North Providence Trash & Recycling Calendar (.pdf)

The Take It Outside Grant Application Period is Open

Rhode Island Commerce Corp. has awarded the Town of North Providence funding, Take It Outside in a statewide effort to encourage residents to have increased outdoor activities to reduce the transmission rate of COVID-19. Eligible expenses, associated with the expansion of businesses to outdoors, public spaces, parking lots and sidewalks, include: chairs, tables, heat lamps, tents, outdoor igloos, outdoor greenhouses, outdoor WiFi systems, masks, hand sanitizer, security, insurance costs related to specific outdoor activities, lighting, power sources, relevant signage, bike racks, decks and other costs affiliated with the expansion to outdoors. The Department of Treasury in its guidance, FAQ#55, has identified ineligible expenses are: workforce bonuses, severance pay and legal settlements.

Funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, Brent Wiegand, Director of Planning, 2000 Smith Street, No Providence Ri 02911,,  401-232-0900 ext. 1227 

Applications can be completed online at the following link:

Interested in Being a Poll Worker?

Interested in Being a
Poll Worker?

The North Providence Board of Canvassers is looking for individuals interested in serving as moderators, clerks, supervisors or greeters for this year’s Primary and General election. You must be at least 16 years old and registered or pre-registered to vote.

Work hours are 6:00 am to approximately 9:00 pm. A training class prior to Election Day is mandatory.
Moderators and clerks will be paid $190;
Supervisors and Greeters will be paid $165.


Interested persons should contact The North Providence Board of Canvassers Dept, by calling 232-0900, extension 1230, 1235, and 1241; or emailing or visiting the Board of Canvassers at Town Hall, Lower Level, Room G13, 2000 Smith Street.

Denise North Providence Board of Canvassers Office

Getting the Lead Out of Drinking Water by Replacing Residential Lead Service Lines – Video


See our page with local information:

Reducing exposure to lead is a public health priority for EPA. Unfortunately, years ago, lead was often used in the pipes that connect homes to the water main in the street. This video shows how two communities in New England, North Providence, Rhode Island and Claremont, New Hampshire, are using creative ways to finance the removal of lead service lines.

For more information about lead in drinking water, go to
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