Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office promotes a criminal justice system that balances the protection of life, liberty and property of the community with the rights and privileges of the individual, and to make choices that are consistent with the pursuit to fashion a credible, professional law enforcement agency, engraving the mark of excellence upon all acts and decision.
In order to carry out their mission, the office staffs a 9-1-1 Communications Center, which operates 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Communication Operators perform dual roles by being both call-takers and dispatchers to emergency service providers located in Jefferson County.
Applicants who are be able to handle highly stressful situations and have excellent multi-tasking, communication, prioritizing, and computer skills, will be successful in this role while completing the below key tasks and responsibilities:
Starting wage: $20.64-$23.81/hour with an excellent benefit package if need to go through training
$22.73-$26.23/hour with prior Communication Operator experience and completed training
Schedule: shift will vary during training; assigned shift after training will consist of a 5 days on/2 days off; 5 days/3 days off rotation on either second shift (3pm – 11pm) or third shift (11pm – 7am).
Pre-employment written test is required and will be held on Wednesday, December 12, 2020 at 6:30pm – further information will be sent to applicants after their applications have been submitted.