Scott County

911 Dispatcher

Scott County, Minnesota
Apr 19, 2021
May 19, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time

Apply today to be the first point of contact when someone calls 911 and be the link between individuals needing help and the officers in the field. A 911 Dispatcher is responsible for receiving & prioritizing all emergency & non-emergency requests for service & for dispatching appropriate service providers. This is a position of critical importance for community & public safety, operating 24/7 including nights, weekends, & holiday shifts. This position is fast-paced, multi-task oriented, & demands quick decisions when helping people in emergency situations.

MQs: Requires equivalency of high school graduation & 1 year of 911 Public Safety Dispatch experience OR 2 years of work experience in multi-tasking environment. Emergency dispatching experience within the last 7 years is highly desired. One must type at least 45 wpm & remain calm in an atmosphere of changing priorities & periods of high stress. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. 

Hiring Range: $24.97/hr. to $35.90/hr.– DOQ.

Selection: Selection based on MQs/rating of training & experience. Candidates meeting MQs who pass a typing test will be forwarded to the hiring manager for additional assessments and interview. Final selection will include assessment tests, oral interview, background investigation, physical & hearing exam, psychological evaluation, drug testing, and approval by the County Board.

Closing: Open until filled. This is a continuous posting and applications will be reviewed in batches based on the date the application was submitted. This may result in a delay of receiving updates on your application. You may contact Employee Relations at 952-496-8403 for status updates.

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