911 Dispatcher

Dispatcher
Putnam County Sheriff's Office - , Indiana

Sep 22, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Oct 28, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$19.91/HOUR PROBATIONARY THEN $20.39/HOURS ALL WITH BENEFITS weekly

Job Description

Process 911 and other calls for public safety from the general public and radio dispatch those public safety agencies in response to those calls.

Additional Information

Putnam County 911

1600 W Co Rd 225 S

Greencastle IN 46135

Fax/765-653-5117

email/dcostin@putnamcounty911.org

Putnam County 911 has an open position for a full-time 911 Dispatcher. Job begins December 26, 2022, though arrangements can be made for preliminary part time training. All training provided. Pay after probation is about $20.39/hour. Benefits provided. High School Diploma/GED required. Must be resident of Putnam County or county next to Putnam. Application deadline is October 28, 2022. Applications available on line at https://co.putnam.in.us/911-home/dispatcher-application/ (then click on the Application link to download). Questions call 765-653-5115 x100 or dcostin@putnamcounty911.org.

APPLICANT MUST:

• Have a high school diploma or have GED equivalent.

• Complete and submit an application. Applications may be mailed, emailed, faxed or delivered to the above address.

• Be 18 years of age.

• Not have a conviction of a Class A Misdemeanor or above.

• Pass job required schooling (partial list includes: CPR certification, Emergency Medical Dispatch certification, FBI NCIC operator course, etc.) All training is paid by your employer once you are hired.

• Pass interview and background check process.

• Be a Putnam County resident or a resident of a county that adjoins Putnam

• Pass Drug Screen

• Be willing to work flexible hours

• Once hired, the dispatcher will be required to pass periodic drug and alcohol screening as well as periodic performance reviews.

HOURS:

• Work schedule is flexible and variable. This is a 24x7 operation including holidays. Over time maybe required and is paid at the 1.5 rate. The basic work week is a 40-hour week (can be 8 or 10 hour days).

• Training will mostly be on the job (OJT) and will require employer provided and paid for certified training. Initial hires are on probationary pay for six months (about $19.91 per hour). Once probationary period is passed (by performance evaluation), current full base salary is $1,631.46 every two weeks (or about $20.39 per hour).

• The position open at this hire is what we call the “float shift”, which means your shift can change from month to month. The float shift fills vacation and other vacancies created by full time employees with more seniority. Shifts are generally assigned by seniority and, as a general practice, are somewhat fixed.

BENEFITS:

• Full time employees earn vacation, sick leave and personal time. Employees can also bank holiday time. Hours here are generally flexible.

• There is a retirement package.

• There is medical and life insurance provided by your employer.

• For further details on these please call/email the contact above.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: HS/GED
  • Experience: PREFERRED

• Have a high school diploma or have GED equivalent.

• Complete and submit an application. Applications may be mailed, emailed, faxed or delivered to the above address.

• Be 18 years of age.

• Not have a conviction of a Class A Misdemeanor or above.

• Pass job required schooling (partial list includes: CPR certification, Emergency Medical Dispatch certification, FBI NCIC operator course, etc.) All training is paid by your employer once you are hired.

• Pass interview and background check process.

• Be a Putnam County resident or a resident of a county that adjoints Putnam

• Pass Drug Screen

• Be willing to work flexible hours

• Once hired, the dispatcher will be required to pass periodic drug and alcohol screening as well as periodic performance reviews.

Contact Information

Dave Costin

Putnam County Sheriff's Office
, Indiana
phone: 1 765 653-5115 X100

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