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JEFFERSON COUNTY Communications Officer in BOULDER, Montana

The Jefferson County Sheriff?s Office is currently accepting applications for a fulltime Communications Officer (Dispatch/9-1-1) position. The position will be located at the Law and Justice Center in Boulder Montana. Communications Officers play a critical role in public safety and Law Enforcement. Communications Officers strive to make a positive impact on our small community. As a Communications Officer for Jefferson County, you will receive excellent training, benefits, and have potential for advance-ment. Communications Officers operate communications equipment 24/7/365, answer emergency & non-emergency calls from the general public, and dispatches the appropriate Law, Fire and EMS units using Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems. Requirements: - 18 Years of age - High School Diploma - Must have or be able to obtain a Montana Driver?s License - This position requires the ability to speak English clearly - Must be of good moral character with no criminal record-? A background investigation, criminal history and pre-employment testing will be conducted Qualifications: - Prior Law Enforcement and computer experience pre-ferred but not required - Must successfully complete 14-week in-house training (to begin on first day of work). - Must successfully complete POST Public Safety Telecom-municator course within one year of hire. - Ability to type accurately at a minimum 25 wpm. - Be able to read and interpret maps and have an ade-quate knowledge of the geography of Jefferson County. - Must be willing and able to do shift work to include nights, weekends, holidays, on-call and occasional over-time. - Must be willing to work well with others in a confined area for long periods of time without leaving the facility. Beginning wage: $22.08/HR Position open until filled Applications may be obtained at the Jefferson County Dispatch Center or the Jefferson County Website at (Sheriff?s Department Application Form) or at the Sheriff?s Office located at 110 S Washington St Boulder, MT.