Dawson County Sheriff's Office

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If you have any questions, please contact our Human Resources Director Donna Blanton at (706) 344-3535.

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Employment Opportunity

Job Title: E911/Communications Officer

FLSA Status:Non-exempt/Full-time-night shift

Pay Rate: $14.21/Hourly-84 hours every two weeks

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Essential Duties:

Include, but are not limited to, receiving, monitoring, and dispatching radio communication traffic for EMS, Fire, and the Sheriff’s Office, including 911 calls. Receive and screen incoming telephone calls from the public and other public safety agencies; categorize and prioritize calls during emergency situations; and dispatch appropriate personnel. Coordinate mutual aid efforts with surrounding counties. Provide emergency medical instructions to callers prior to the arrival of emergency personnel as appropriate. Monitor and route incoming messages from national and state computer networks; retrieve information as requested.

Job Requirements:

The preferred applicant must be 18 years of age or older. A minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent is required. Also include, but are not limited to, no adverse driving record or felony convictions, and be able to pass the National Dispatcher Selection Test, intensive background investigation, voice stress and/or polygraph examination, drug screen, and psychological examination. Please refer to the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Career site for further information regarding the Communications Officer position located at www.dawsoncountysheriff.org

The Application packet is posted on the Career site and also can be obtained at the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office. The Application packet must be completed in full prior to submitting. Applications must be mailed or delivered to the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Human Resources Department, 19 Tucker Avenue, Dawsonville, GA 30534; Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Please contact the Human Resources Department at 706-344-3535 with any questions. All applications submitted are subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Dawson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.