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The Jefferson County Sheriff?s Office is currently accepting applications for a fulltime DispatchCommunications Officer position. The position will be located at the Law and Justice Center in BoulderMontana. Communications Officers operate communications equipment, answer emergency & non-emergencycalls from the general public and dispatches the appropriate law, fire and EMS units using manual andComputer Aided Dispatch systems.Requirements:- 18 Years of age- High School Diploma- Must have or be able to obtain a Montana Driver?s License- Must be of good moral character with no criminal record.o A background investigation, criminal history and pre-employment testing will be conducted.- Must successfully complete 14-week in-house training (to begin on first day of work).- Must successfully complete POST Public Safety Telecommunicator, Emergency Medical Dispatch, FireCommunications and Law Enforcement Communications courses within one year of hire.- Prior Dispatch and computer experience preferred.- Ability to type accurately at a minimum 25 wpm.- Be able to read and interpret maps and learn the geography of Jefferson County.- Must be willing and able to do shift work to include nights, weekends, holidays, on-call and occasionalovertime.- Must be willing to work well with others in a confined area for long periods of time without leaving thefacility.Beginning salary: $20.23 per hour. Routine cost of living increases, excellent County contributed healthinsurance and HSA, yearly uniform allowance, sick leave accrual, paid time off accrual, Public EmployeeRetirement System, & continued/on-going training.Applications may be obtained at the Jefferson County Dispatch Center or the Jefferson County Website andmust be returned to the Sheriff?s Office no later than Friday September 17th, 2021 at 5pm.For a full job description or if you have questions, please contact HR Kellie Doherty at 225-4010 orSheriff Craig Doolittle at 225-4075Incomplete application materials will not be processed. Jefferson County may use the following factors todetermine whether an applicant meets the qualifications for this position: review of application materials, pastwork performance, reference checks and structured oral interview. Jefferson County is an equal opportunityemployer.