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Sheridan County Dispatch

Part-time Fill-in

Title: 911 Dispatcher


Applicants must be a US citizen and at least 18 years of age. The job description follows.

Job Description

Receives telephone calls and other messages requiring primarily emergency type of assistance and transmits such requests to the appropriate personnel; performs dispatch services for emergency services in law enforcement, ambulance, and fire; uses standard operating procedures in transmitting, receiving, and making a record of all radio, computer, and telephone messages; closely monitors all dispatched calls to ensure the security and safety of responding personnel; maintain location and status information on all mobile units; maintain radio logs of activities; perform related clerical duties. Operates computer, encoding paging system, monitor various alarms; work requires the immediate determination regarding the sequence of events for each type of call received; frequently handles information dealing with life and death situations; uses clerical equipment; processes information which is generally limited; requires substantial contact with the public and fellow employees.

Must have or high school diploma or equivalent and preferably some work experience in an office setting doing clerical and/or receptionist duties. Must pass a criminal background check. This job requires the ability to maintain confidentiality, basic windows based computer knowledge, good communication skills. Shifts will vary and include weekends and holidays.

Referral Instructions: The employer is Sheridan County 911 Dispatch Center. To apply for this position complete Sheridan County application and Release of Information form. Applications are available at Sheridan County Dispatch, Sheridan County Clerk and Recorders Office, using the online forms at the top of this page, as well as Montana Job Service. Completed applications and Release of Information forms can be returned the Sheridan County Dispatch Center, 100 W Laurel Ave, Plentywood, MT 59254, or emailed to: solson@co.sheridan.mt.us

Close Date: Open until filled.


Sheridan County - 100 W Laurel Ave - Plentywood, MT 59254

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