The Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the full time position of Telecommunications Specialist. This position has a starting wage of $15.00 hourly, depending on experience. Along with a benefits package including paid time off, health insurance, and PERSI Retirement.
The role of a Telecommunication’s Specialist (Dispatcher) is to serve as a liaison between the public and emergency services. Dispatchers operate several communication systems and methods including radio, multi-line telephone, mapping and emergency 911 services. The Minidoka County PSAP serves a population of roughly 20,000 people with multiple law, fire, and EMS agencies.
▪️18 years or older at time of application
▪️High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
▪️Must be able to pass a Background Check; may not have a disqualifying Criminal History
▪️Education and/or experience in clerical related work with the ability to operate standard office equipment such as a multi-line telephone and computers
▪️Excellent multi-tasking skills, be detail oriented and able to maintain a calm demeanor in a high stress environment
▪️Must be able to work varying shifts including day, evening, graveyard, weekends and holidays
▪️Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, to obtain and relay information accurately
▪️Proficiency in typing and ten key; must have ability to enter all information and data gathered into computer aided dispatch system as it is gathered; must be done in a timely manner.
Applications may be picked up at the Minidoka County Sheriff’s Office located at 724 H St, Rupert, Idaho. Applications may also be printed from the county website (www.minidoka.id.us) and turned in to the Minidoka County Sheriff's Office.
Applications will be accepted until June 1st, 2018.
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