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9-1-1 Communications Specialist (2310818)

  • Type:Dispatcher - Sheriff's Office
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.71 / Hr.
  • Posted Date:05/30/2019


The incumbent, under the guidance and direction of the 911 Communications Specialist Supervisor, receives an average of 9500, 911 emergency calls annually and maintains supportive contact with the caller until the appropriate emergency vehicle arrives at the scene when necessary and answers over 175,000 incoming calls received on the Sheriff’s Office switchboard. Dispatch officers to calls for service after having detailed and accurate information, ensuring the recording of events. This is a 24-hour operation emergency response communications center. The center is also the primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for Washington County 911 calls. Personnel handle life and death situations on a daily basis.

All positions within the Washington County Sheriff's Office are considered safety sensitive. 

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