Public Safety Dispatcher (Jackson County Sheriff's Office)


Jackson County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking applicants that have the desire to work as a public safety dispatcher.

The following are requirements: Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED). Must be able to pass the applicant testing, background investigation, psychological exam and drug screening. Must be open to scheduling flexibility (must have the ability to work any shift, weekends and holidays)must be able to accurately type at least 30 wpm, multi-task and have excellent customer service, which are fundamental to employment. Previous public safety dispatching experience is preferred, but not required.

Successful applicants will become certified in Emergency Medical Dispatching and NCIC within 6 months of hire and maintain all necessary certifications as required. Public safety dispatcher duties include, but are not limited to, answering 9-1-1 telephones, transmitting vital information to emergency personnel via the radio, relaying information via Computer-Aided Dispatch, and answering administrative lines serving the Law Enforcement/EMS/Fire personnel.

Applications are available at or at the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 210 US Hwy 75, Holton, Kansas. This position will remain open until filled. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SALARY: Starting pay is $23.00 per hour without previous experience.