COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER TESTING - APPLICANTS WHO PASS THE APPLICATION REVIEW WILL RECEIVE A LINK VIA EMAIL TO TAKE THE ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER TEST.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Incumbents work under the direction of the on-duty supervisor or designee, performing a variety of services or duties supporting law enforcement and fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in strict adherence to established policies, procedures, protocols, and regulations.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent required. Six (6) months of 911 Operator experience or experience which evidences familiarity with fire/EMS terminology preferred. Must be able to type 40 net wpm. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and own mode of transportation at the time of hire and throughout employment. Completion of a pre-employment criminal records check and post-offer drug screen, auditory exam, and psychological evaluation required. Continued employment is conditional upon the successful completion of the following training within the first year of employment: 1) Certification as a Communications Operator, and 2) Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) training course. Bilingual (Spanish) fluency preferred.
POSTING DATES: September 17, 2021 to October 8, 2021 at 4:30 pm Central Time
Douglas County is an EOE - M/F/Vets/Disabled