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911 Telecommunicator

Jones County Sheriff
Anamosa IA
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 10/14/2020

The Jones County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications and resumes for full-time 911 Telecommunicators.


  • 911 Telecommunicators answer and dispatch all routine and emergency calls including fire, ambulance and law enforcement by radio, telephone and computer.
  • Operates computers to enter information-regrading warrants, missing person, stolen property, etc. and to receive needed information.
  • Files and keeps records.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to work all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.


  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with the general public under all circumstances.
  • Ability to speak in a clear, concise voice.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to learn and memorize policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read maps.
  • Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions regardless of the situation.
  • Ability to operate multiple radio channels, multi-line phones system and computer-aided dispatch.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential records and information.
  • Must be able to attend the Law Enforcement Academy for 1 week within a year of hire.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Iowa and pass a thorough background check which includes a criminal history review.

Starting salary as of July 1, 2020 is $16.83/hour to $18.94/hour depending on prior experience.

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