Teton County Idaho - 230 N Main St., Driggs ID 83422, (208) 354-2323
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.
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.
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:
Teton County provides some of the best outdoor recreation opportunities in Eastern Idaho.
A full list of County Benefits can be accessed here.