Telecommunicator Trainee

Alachua County Sheriff - Gainesville, Florida

Jul 21, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Aug 21, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$16.16 hourly

Job Description

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office is currently seeking interested and qualified candidates for the position described below. ++As a condition of employment, employees are required to participate in the payroll direct deposit program++. A complete, detailed job description for this position is available in the Alachua County Sheriff's Office Human Resources Bureau.


++DESCRIPTION:++ Responsible, demanding specialized work in receiving, processing and dispatching of emergency and non-emergency information for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services.

Additional Information

++HOURS:++ Full time, shift work, weekends, and holidays, 24 hour operation.

May be called in for emergencies or to accommodate staffing requirements.

++SALARY:++ Starting Salary $16.16 hourly. Annual Education Incentive: Associates $996, Bachelor’s $2,004, Master’s $2,496. 1% above base pay up to 10% for prior experience.

++BENEFITS:++ Florida State Retirement, Employer contributes up to 85% to Health, Life and Dental Care. Deferred Compensation, Flexible Spending Programs, Tuition Reimbursement, 8 Hours/Month Annual Leave, 14 Paid Holidays/Year, and up to 8 hours quarterly sick leave incentive.

++TRAINING:++ All necessary training and equipment are provided.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 20
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: N/A

++REQUIREMENTS:++ To submit an application:

· High School diploma/GED

· Must be at least 20 years of age (Requirement can be waived)

· Typing and Computer Skills

· Must successfully achieve the minimum passing score on pre-employment testing

· Good moral character and no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral character or perjury

++SELECTION:++ All applicants must successfully complete various testing requirements. Successful applicants will be scheduled for an Oral Board Interview. Selected applicants must successfully complete the requirements of a conditional employment offer and pre-employment background investigation, a polygraph, drug test, physical examination, hearing test, and psychological examination.


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++CONTACT INFO:++ Alachua County Sheriff's Office Human Resources Bureau

2621 SE Hawthorne Road

Gainesville, Florida 32641

Office: (352) 367-4040

Fax: (352) 374-1803


Contact Information

Amber Johns

Alachua County Sheriff
PO Box 5489
Gainesville, Florida 32627
phone: 352-367-4040

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