Teton County Sheriff's Office

   Teton County Idaho - 230 N Main St., Driggs ID 83422, (208) 354-2323

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EMERGEncy COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER (DISPATCHER)

The Teton County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of 911 Emergency Communications Officer (Dispatch). Starting pay is $18.78 - $24.30 per hour DOE with full benefits. This position requires shift-work. Applicants passing initial application check will be required to pass a written test, typing test, phone scenarios and oral board interview. A full background check on applicants will be conducted and there is a one year probationary period.  Applications will be accepted through 04/01/2020.

Download an application here


Job Duties:
  • monitor and answers emergency, non-emergency, and administrative telephone calls and requests for service from the general public
  • uses a 2-way radio system
  • operates a wide range of computer systems to access information and dispatch officers to emergency and non-emergency situations.
  • This position consists of shift work (24/7, weekends, holidays, etc.).
  • Work is performed under the direction of the dispatch supervisor or other command staff.


Qualifications:
Must be 18 years of age. Acceptable experience and training include graduation from high school or possession of a GED and any equivalent combination of experience or training which provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform required duties. Must possess
and maintain a current Idaho driver's license. Must appear before an oral board and complete  background check a POST certified Dispatchers are preferred, however all candidates will be considered and must become POST certified as a Dispatchers when training is available.

REQUIREMENTS :
  • Minimum Education: high school diploma or equivalent.
  • ability to type 40 words per minute.
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must successfully pass an extensive background check.
  • No experience necessary.


Benefits:
Teton County provides a competitive salary and benefits package, to include:
  • PERSI retirement;
  • Teton County provides some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities in Eastern Idaho.

A full list of County Benefits can be accessed here.




If you have questions, pleASE EMAIL:

mgolden@co.teton.id.us