Law Enforcement Communications Dispatcher

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Law Enforcement Communications Dispatcher

Licking County Government Heath, Ohio, United States

Job Description:

Law Enforcement Communications Dispatcher


Position Description:
GENERAL DUTIES: Works under general direction and requires working knowledge of radio and computer communication systems in order to coordinate and manage communications and activity between Licking County Law Enforcement Agencies and other emergency response agencies.
Receives, transmits and processes radio and computer communications; Utilizes Computer Aided Dispatch and radio to dispatch Law Enforcement personnel; Responds to officer and civilian requests; Provides assistance as needed.Operates and monitors multiple computerized telecommunication systems and radio communications systems to transmit and receive messages.Assists the public by answering emergency calls and coordinating a response, provides first-aid instruction and provides other emergency assistance.Routes telephone calls, disseminates information to deputies, law enforcement agencies, and other emergency personnel. Other duties as assigned.
Brief Description:
The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified applicants to build an eligibility list to fill and build current and future positions as law enforcement dispatchers.
Job Prerequisites:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age, U.S. Citizen, valid Ohio Driver’s License, High School Diploma or equivalency diploma.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Upon hire, candidate must successfully complete a field training program and become trained and certified in Emergency Police and Medical protocols. Must become CPR certified and LEADS certified.
•Paid Sick Leave and Incentive•Eleven Paid Holidays•Shift Differential Pay•Paid Vacation Leave•Educational Incentive•PERS Retirement
•Paid on the Job Training to include CAD, Emergency Police and Medical Protocols, CPR Certification and LEADS Certification•Medical Insurance•Paid Life Insurance•Flexible Spending Account•Increasing Yearly Longevity Pay after 5 Years
PAY RATE: $26.57 to $30.86 after 3 years.
About UFA:
Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled
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