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Hill County Dispatcher- Full Time in Havre, Montana

Answers 911 lines, regular phone lines for police and sheriff, extension phone lines and police and emergency radio channels. Dispatches Officers, Fire, Ambulance, Search and Rescue, First Responder, Highway Patrol, and Fish and Game; dispatches tow trucks and other emergency services; relays all messages to the appropriate agency or officer. Relays information by use of radio, telephone, and computer terminal or by person-to-person contact.

Relays instructions such as first aid, CPR, or non-medical information to the reporting parties prior to arrival of emergency services; coordinates several agencies or services as needed; takes messages for several agencies; follows alarm response procedures; records all activities in daily radio, CJIN, and complaint log. Monitors and maintains radio and phone recorder; changes recorder tapes.

Operates CJIN/NCIC computer terminal; checks registration and driver’s licenses, criminal histories, warrants, stolen property, missing persons, and other requested information; logs computer transactions.

Monitors jail video and audio for staff and inmate safety. Maintains jail files. Female dispatcher acts as matron and searches female prisoners. Screens visitors for jail inmates.

Maintains complaint and case report files. Maintains updated warrant of arrest files.

Prepares MUCR reports to State on types of crimes. Serves civil papers on people who come to the office.

Accepts and accounts for money brought in for bail, civil process service, and inmate commissary.

Monitors civil defense network phone. Operates radio paging system for off duty personnel, rural fire departments, local fire departments and US Customs.

Performs general cleaning duties within dispatch area.

Disseminates tele-types.

Performs other duties as required.