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Jasper County Sheriff’s Office – Dispatcher

Position Title

Emergency Communications Dispatcher

Description

Under the authority and supervision of the Jasper County Sheriff, The Emergency Communications Specialist position is skilled emergency service work that involves receiving emergency 911 and nonemergency requests for law enforcement assistance, determining nature/urgency of law enforcement, initiating law enforcement or other emergency personnel action and maintaining close contact with field units to monitor response and needed support requirements.
-Receives and responds to emergency and non-emergency calls via 911, and non-emergency calls from the public, and law enforcement agencies via telephone and radio systems and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems;
-Processes and evaluates information received, and dispatches required units and/or agencies;
-Monitors and coordinates law enforcement unit activity and assignments via radio frequencies and other communication platforms (Discord)
-Accesses and enters sensitive data in local/state/national databases as necessary for investigative purposes;
-Maintains appropriate security and confidentiality of information created or encountered in the performance of assigned duties;
-Other special projects as assigned by the Sheriff or his designee.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Be a US Citizen
  • No felony convictions or history of drug abuse
  • Knowledge of geography for Jasper County and surrounding areas;
  • Knowledge of English language for spelling and proper word usage;
  • Skill in multi-tasking- coordinating simultaneous mental, manual and visual activities;
  • Ability to think clearly and act quickly in emergencies

Hiring Agency
Jasper County Sheriff’s Office
Employment Type

Full Time and Part Time

Starting Pay IC

$15.00/hour

Date Posted

7/20/2021

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