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Communications Dispatcher (Please see additional required forms above)

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Lee County is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Communications Dispatchers in the Sheriff’s Department. Part -time and Full-time positions are available.

Operates the emergency communication system; answers all emergency and non-emergency calls; receives complaints and requests for service; obtains necessary information and dispatches medical, fire and law enforcement personnel and/or advises callers of proper contact for assistance or information.

Operates a computer terminal; transmits and receives information; enters medical, fire and law enforcement calls into computer aided dispatch system.

Monitors radio channels for medical, fire and law enforcement agencies; maintains radio contact with dispatched personnel.

Provides directions to responding units using computer mapping system.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   
High school diploma or GED and moderate experience working in a clerical setting, working with computers, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications may be obtained from and returned to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, 1401 Elm St. Sanford, NC 27330. Pre-employment drug testing and NC Criminal Background check are required. Position will remain open until filled.

Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Lee County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disabling conditions in employment opportunities.