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Fairfax County Dept of Public Safety Communications

$68,820 to $91,761  Job #06-9010


Fairfax County Virginia, located in the metropolitan Washington DC area, is recruiting for the position of Deputy Director for its new Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC). The Deputy Director position is an exciting career opportunity for persons that have the requisite knowledge, skills and ability and want to be involved in helping build out the new department “from the ground up.” Interested persons are invited to direct questions to Steve Souder, Director at [email protected]or 703-280-0528. Applications will be accepted until March 17, 2006.

Responsible for managing the day-to-day administration and operations of the Center, which serves all of Fairfax County, including the Towns of Herndon and Vienna, and the city of Fairfax. Plans, coordinates and integrates operations and personnel of the DPSC in order to maximize efficiency and service. Works with a Client Advisory Board of Directors to strengthen involvement in carrying out strategic direction and oversight of operations, and to promote greater accountability for service results. Provides direction, advice and guidance to the managers of Operations, Administration and Information Systems Divisions and other county officials on DPSC operations and programs. Designs long-range plans and makes goal projections.

Minimum Qualifications: Education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Criminal Justice or Fire Science or a closely related field; plus six years progressively responsible administrative or management experience in the operation of an emergency communications function.

Preferred Qualifications: Emergency Number certification and certification as a Public Number Professional (ENP).

TO APPLY: Apply online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/jobs. Please note the Job # (06-9010) for this announcement before you visit our Web site to apply. EEO/Reasonable Accommodation. TTY (703) 222-7314.


Lateral Police Dispatcher Supervisor:
$51,079 – $66,954 annually

Lateral Police Dispatcher Salary Range:
$46,703 – $56,768 annually

The Elk Grove Police Department seeks qualified, dedicated and enthusiastic lateral candidates who will be responsible for establishing a strong and responsive department dedicated to providing the finest service to residents – all in an environment that rewards performance, utilizes cutting-edge technology, and offers a top-of-the-line benefits package.


Possess POST certificate and minimum of 1 year experience in similar environment; Operates and maintains communications equipment including radio consoles, computer terminals, telephone equipment for 911, CAD, and TDD systems; Demonstrates excellent customer service skills; Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, supervisors, and the general public; Exercises excellent judgment, self-confidence, and a desire to serve the community; Maintains composure and takes responsible action during stressful situations; Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Knows supervisory principles and leadership techniques; Exhibits excellent customer service skills; Thinks creatively; Serves as a team builder and team player.


The City of Elk Grove also offers these first-class benefits:

A One-time Net $1,000 Signing Bonus For Charter Members; Excellent Health (Medical) Benefits; Monthly Annual Leave Accrual and Balances Based on Time in Industry for Charter Members; CalPERS 2.7% at 55 Retirement Plan; Tuition Reimbursement; Employee Assistance Program; City sponsored Wellness Program; Retiree Health Insurance; 6% Deferred Compensation City Match

Visitwww.joinegpd.com for more information, or call or visit the Elk Grove Police Department Recruitment Center at:

9300 W. Stockton Blvd., Ste. 205
Elk Grove, CA  95758
(916) 687-3075


PROJECT MANAGER (5 openings, locations TBD)


  • Responsible for the implementation of one or more medium to large sized fixed-price projects.  The successful candidate must be self-motivated and able to work with high-level local government agencies in implementing CPSJ’s mission-critical 911 Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management systems.
  • The Project Manager manages the schedules, tasks, and efforts of dedicated project personnel, and may be dependent on other available CPSJ resources and outside contractors as needed.  In addition, the Project Manager must prepare specifications, supporting documentation, plans, and estimates. 
  • The Project Manager is expected to manage their assigned project(s) by achieving the following results:
  • Profit – Must complete their assigned project(s) within or under budget;
  • Timeliness – Must complete their assigned  project(s) according to schedule;
  • Client Satisfaction – Must complete their assigned project(s) with a satisfied client and good reference site.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with high-level local government agencies in implementing mission critical 911 Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management systems.
  • Oversee projects that are complex and a single project may be comprised of many components.
  • Develop and coordinate the activities of an effective and organized team.
  • Responsible for constructive resolution of any intra-team conflicts.
  • Oversee the scheduling/forecasting of resources for projects.
  • Ability to work with all levels to obtain support and resources for others outside of project team to complete complex activities.
  • Remain aware of customer needs, throughout the product development cycle, and their related impact on the project.
  • Communicates project status to senior management.
  • Has overall responsibility for generating project deliverables and meeting timelines.

CompuDyne — Public Safety & Justice, Inc. (formerly Tiburon, Inc.) provides fully integrated command and control, information management and analysis solutions to public safety and justice organizations.  To apply, send resume to[email protected].



PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: Responsible for managing the relationship between CPSJ and its existing clients.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Represent CPSJ to assigned client sites.
  • Responsible for a sales quota to be attained primarily through add on sales to current client base.  These sales opportunities include preparing budgetary estimates, system upgrade proposals and system enhancements for your assigned accounts.
  • Submit weekly sales pipeline reports, reporting status of all sales opportunities.
  • Prepare written strategy for all demonstrations and sales opportunities in accordance with Sales Strategy Plan. 
  • Management of sold enhancement projects to include: attaining, scheduling resources, communicating progress to client and reporting progress to company via weekly scorecard report.
  • Management of Technical Service Requests submitted both internally by CPSJ personnel and externally by clients for assigned accounts.
  • Attend weekly Business Development Meetings and bi-monthly Sales Meetings.
  • Visit all client sites monthly.  Visit to include review of monthly Status Report.


  • BA/BS degree preferred.
  • 5 years of operations experience.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and tact.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of basic software programs including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

CompuDyne — Public Safety & Justice, Inc. (formerly Tiburon, Inc.) provides fully integrated command and control, information management and analysis solutions to public safety and justice organizations.  To apply, send resume to[email protected].


SALES EXECUTIVE (3 openings, locations TBD)


Responsible for the sale of software solutions to the public safety and the justice industry. The individual is responsible for sales in a defined territory. The public safety software products include: Computer Aided Dispatch and Mobile Communications, Law Enforcement and Fire Records Management. The justice solutions include records management systems for: Courts, Corrections, Prosecution, and Probation. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Achieve annual sales quota.
  • Manage an individual sales pipeline of regional opportunities.
  • Build strong customer relationships.
  • Travel and meet with clients as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with CPSJ’s Proposal Development Team and Demonstration Team.
  • Develop budgetary and proposal pricing.
  • Prepare and maintain client-specific sales strategy plans.
  • Document the status of sale opportunities through monthly reporting.

CompuDyne — Public Safety & Justice, Inc. (formerly Tiburon, Inc.) provides fully integrated command and control, information management and analysis solutions to public safety and justice organizations.  To apply, send resume to[email protected].



Technical Support, intelligence analysis, homeland security, clearance, project management     

TDC, established in 1995, specializes in Information Technology Consulting, Wireless and Wireline Communications, and Training to government agencies, major firms, associations, and other organizations.

We are seeking four (4) trained intelligence analysts to participate in the development, maintenance and dissemination of information that represents intelligence related to matters of homeland security and efforts to combat terrorism. Further, these analysts shall conduct analyses and assist with resolution of internal and external partnership issues related to homeland security and counterterrorism efforts, ensure that public safety partnership initiatives are written and submitted; serve on task forces; provide guidance; create and improve training materials that shall advance related skills and knowledge of community members; and review and modify work products to ensure utilization of proper guidelines and principles.

Must have an active Top Secret clearance, with SCI desirable. Will work closely with personnel during the normal course of their duties, and performs the following duties:

1. Handles complex issues, and guides investigative, programmatic, and policy decisions in the intelligence, policy, and law enforcement communities.

2. Serves as a subject-matter expert vital to local and national security and continuing intelligence interests of investigative programs with comprehensive local, regional and national/international scope and impact.

3. Applies a highly-developed analytical skill to domestic and foreign intelligence activities and/or groups.

4. Serves as a consultant and supports the client*s liaison activities with local, regional, national and international organizations on a wide variety of topics.

5. Assists with planning large-scale intelligence analysis in the program area assigned.

6. Prepares finished intelligence reports generated in the applicable area of assignment. Additionally, recommends the dissemination of finished products to the appropriate intelligence and law enforcement communities.

7. Attends and provides briefings on finished or current studies to officials and members of intelligence and law enforcement communities.

8. Assists with the development of policies and procedures to strengthen homeland security and counterterrorism efforts.

Qualified Candidates send your resume via[email protected] or 202.234.0770 fax



Permanent Full-Time Position

City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska

$24.82–$29.22 Hourly (DOQ)


Under general direction, exercises independent technical judgment in selecting and applying accepted and standard practices associated with the design, installation, modification, maintenance and repair of microwave, VHF/UHF communications equipment, and alarm instrumentation.  This equipment is used by multiple departments, within buildings and remote sites for city-wide Public Safety communication systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a two (2) year accredited technical course in electronics; AND two (2) years of experience in the designing, assembling, modifying, testing, maintaining or installing electronic systems; AND one (1) year of experience in project and/or program management;AND a valid Alaska driver’s license at time of appointment.

SUBSTITUTION: Any combination of specialized training and experience designing, assembling, modifying, testing, maintaining or installing electronic systems equal to four (4) years; AND one (1) year of experience in project and/or program management; AND a valid Alaska driver’s license at time of appointment.

Special Note:  As part of the selection process, applicants are subject to a background investigation that includes a criminal background review, fingerprinting and investigative review. All information provided by the applicant will be verified.  Applicants who materially misrepresent any information provided in the employment process will be excluded from further consideration or dismissed if already employed.


A completed CBJ application form, Number P001 must be received in the Personnel Department before the close of business (4:30 p.m.) on March 3, 2006.


City and Borough of Juneau
Personnel Department, Room 106
155 South Seward Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
907/586-5250 (Phone)



If you have questions regarding this ad, please contact Tina Kelly at 907/586-5250 or [email protected].



Director of Emergency Communications #5600-1-1

The City of Lynchburg (VA) Police Department is seeking qualified applicants interested in the position of Director of Emergency Communications.  This position is responsible for performing difficult professional and administrative work in managing the Emergency Communications System, serving as a Central Virginia Radio Communications Systems Board member, and serving as one of the City’s Deputy Emergency Services Coordinators.  Duties include,but are not limited to: planning and directing the operations of the Emergency Communications Center; coordinating center activities with other departments and city agencies; overseeing operation and maintenance of the Center’s technical equipment; keeping abreast of state and federal requirements; and preparing operating and capital budgets. This position exercises direct supervision over a staff of 3 and indirect supervision over a staff of 26.  Requires any combination of education or experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, criminal justice, information systems or related field and considerable experience with computer, radio and other related operations plus experience in public safety communications and emergency management; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior or current experience in a criminal justice agency is preferred.  Successful candidate must complete a public safety background investigation, including polygraph examination and drug and alcohol screening.  Compensation package will be market competitive, is dependent of qualifications and includes excellent benefits.  Closing date for applications is Friday, March 17, 2006.  Qualified candidates should apply via the internet atwww.lynchburgva.gov.





RECRUITMENT DATES January 30, 2006 – until selection is made.

SALARY $66,290 – $98,675 annualized.  Appointment can be made above the minimum depending upon qualifications.

DUTIES This position is responsible for the Fire Department’s radio frequency (RF) voice and data communications systems engineering and maintenance activities, managing the design and installation of new RF voice and data communications systems, and maintenance and support of existing RF voice and data communications systems.  The systems include voice radio, fire station alerting, automatic vehicle location, 9-1-1 telephone and mobile data systems.  For RF voice and data communications systems that are not entirely supported within the Fire Department, this position is responsible for ensuring that RF voice and data systems are implemented and maintained to meet the Fire Department’s operational requirements.  This position directs communications engineers and other staff involved in the design and development of new RF voice and data communications centers and systems, and maintenance of existing systems.  Work includes project management; budget development; systems design and/or review; reconciliation of conflicts within and between staff regarding resources, deadlines, and standards; and the resolution of difficult RF voice and data systems problems.  Work is performed and administrative and technical decisions are made with considerable independence.  Performance is evaluated by a division administrator based on results achieved.  Currently there is one vacancy in the Fire Department.

Please visit our website atwww.phoenix.gov/jobs


Systems Support Technician

Central Florida Area

Lake-Sumter EMS is looking for a Systems Support Technician to work in our Technology Department, serving our 911 Communications Center, Administration Building, and EMS field units.

Duties:  Install or coordinate the installation of and maintain, a wide range of systems involving hardware, software, and firmware configuration, including computer networks, telephone networks, radio frequency systems, global positioning satellite receivers, and security systems, and provide user support for escalated, complex problems, working within the limits of established policy.

Annual starting pay is between $44,714 to $52,605 /yr.

Minimum Qualifications are:  Graduation from related program at a two-year college or accredited technical institution. Five years of progressive responsibilities in supporting technical systems, including computer networks, communications radio and electronic components.  Extended related experience may be substituted for college or technical schooling.

Preferred Qualifications include MCSE certification, FCC license or industry equivalent and Motorola communications radio experience.

Lake-Sumter EMS is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Veteran’s Preference employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and require pre-employment drug testing. ADA Accomodations for Applicants Available on request.

To apply, visit our website at http://www.lakesumterems.org


Senior Applications Analyst (9-1-1 Systems), #1123

Located in the City of Mpls. Business Information Services Dept., the position performs all aspects of analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, enhancements, and support for applications in a Public Safety (Police, Fire, Ambulance) environment, especially CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) and Mobile 9-1-1, either developed in-house or obtained off-the-shelf, either web or client server. 

BS in Computer Science, MIS, or related fields. Minimum of 6 years experience in working with complex systems and applications as a Systems Analyst/Programmer, performing duties similar to those described above in an emergency services environment with an emphasis on public safety communications. Strong experience in MS SQL Server, Database Administration, and Windows 2000 or XP/2003 is required.  Other exp. highly desired include:  supporting software help desks; and programming in Visual Basic and/or C++). MCSE certification desirable.  Open 02/13/06 – 03/03/06.  Salary range $55,830-79,858. Call Human Resources at 612-673-2282 for application materials or apply online atwww.ci.minneapolis.mn.us   AA/EEO employer.


Public Safety IT Manager

DU-COMM (DuPage Public Safety Communications), located in DuPage County Illinois, seeks a highly qualified and motivated IT Manager.   DU-COMM provides emergency police, fire and EMD communications services for 27 agencies.  The IT Manager will supervise a staff of two or more and will need to handle both administrative and technical functions on a daily basis. 

Experience of at least 3-5 years of technical support and proven IT staff supervision skills are a must.  The ideal candidate will need experience in planning and accomplishing goals, preparing budgets, management reports and employee evaluations as well as provide “hands on” assistance whenever necessary.

Previous Public Safety IT experience, especially with Motorola Printrak Computer Aided Dispatch systems is highly desired.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field a plus.   Preferred candidate must demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and work proactively to maintain communication systems and other associated equipment.

To perform this job successfully, a candidate should have knowledge of state of the art tools/technologies used for developing/supporting software applications including, but not limited to:

  • Microsoft Windows 200x Server/Advanced Server/Enterprise Server including all aspects of active directory management and support

  • Exchange 2003 infrastructure and migration support

  • MS SQL Server

  • Ability to create and implement a system-wide disaster recovery plan

  • System/Network Administration

  • Understanding of networking concepts

  • Microsoft Office and related product lines

  • Familiarity with common computer and printer hardware

  • Understanding of networking hardware including routers, switches, T1 lines

  • Wireless devices and infrastructure

  • Network security including experience with configuring various hardware security devices

  • All Candidates must pass a criminal background check

Compensation based on experience and education starts at $72,000 plus benefits.

Please fax or email your resume (no walk-ins) prior to March 1, 2006 to:

Angela Athitakis
Human Resources Manager
Fax: 630-893-2170
[email protected]


9-1-1 Regional Account Manager

Company: Nine One One, Inc.
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 USD with up to 100% increase on commissions
: Account Manager – Sales
: CO, NE, UT, SD, KS or AZ
: Full time employee
Relevant Work Experience
: 5-7 years

Company Description

Founded in 1988 to focus on the needs of small to medium-sized PSAP’s, Nine One One, Inc’s mission is to bring big company services to smaller communities at an affordable price. Today there are over 150 systems installed in the US from Alaska to Florida. With increasing growth, we are also servicing larger communities today, but our focus remains with small to medium sized PSAP’s.

We are in search of a Regional 9-1-1 Account Manager who will be responsible for identifying, qualifying and partnering opportunities within the selected region.  Primary objectives include: identify potential opportunities, develop long-term relationships with state agencies, represent the Nine One One, Inc. product with integrity, and maintain a high level of communication between the client and Nine One One, Inc.

The ideal Regional 9-1-1 Account Manager possesses the following credentials:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Experience with telecommunications through the PSAP procurement process, employment at a private company or phone company
  • Ability to travel 2-3 weeks per month
  • Any experience in a 9-1-1 environment (e.g. Law Enforcement, Fire, EMT)
  • Proficient in window based software 
  • Previous involvement in the procurement of new equipment for a PSAP
  • Proven sales experience with government accounts (3-12 month lead time) in 9-1-1, telecom or IT
  • Reside in Colorado, Nebraska, Utah, South Dakota, Kansas or Arizona

Highly Desirable Attributes:

  • First responder experience
  • 50 – 100 PSAP contacts
  • A high energy person that will be a long term addition to the Nine One One, Inc. family

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply directly by email to[email protected].


Public Safety Project Manager with CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) and GIS Procurement

Philadelphia, PA

Telecommunications Development Corp. (TDC), established in 1995, specializes in providing computer software and telecommunications, wireless solutions and project management to government agencies, major firms, associations, and other organizations. Our corporate offices are based in Washington, DC. We are currently seeking a Public Safety Project Manager with CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) and GIS Procurement experience to manage the procurement and implementation of a public safety Computer Aided Dispatch System.

The Project Manager’s duties are outlined as follows:

To manage procurement for contracted CA Dispatch and GIS database entry services and complete vendor management during implementation and acceptance. (Must assist in the procurement process: statement of work, RFP, proposal, bid evaluation criteria, etc.). Will perform vendor management during implementation and acceptance of new CA Dispatch system; manage infrastructure development, and system training program; develop system implementation plans to include implementation of ancillary components and system and transition; oversee system design, testing and implementation; develop test strategy, test plan and oversee the system integration and user acceptance testing; and develop statements of work for two separate RFP’s and for CA Dispatch and GIS database entry services, to include development of evaluation criteria and review, and the analysis of vendor proposals to the RFP’s for award recommendation.

We require a Bachelor’s degree in public safety and planning, emergency services management, law enforcement operations, bio-hazard preparedness and response or a related discipline, a Master’s degree is preferred. We prefer a Project Management Professional certification or Graduate work in project management with a proven record in public safety records management system(s) automation and implementation in U.S. public safety agencies preferred.

Our ideal candidate will also possess more than five years of experience in strategic planning, acquisition, contract negotiations, and a minimum of two public safety CA Dispatch projects in the past five years.

This is a full time position in Philadelphia, PA.  For consideration, please submit resumes with salary history by email only to [email protected]

Starting salary $75K, commensurate with experience.


Communications Center Manager

The City of Arvada

The City of Arvada’s Police Department is seeking a “Communications Center Manager” with the right set of skills, knowledge and abilities to play an important managerial role in its Communication Center. 

This position manages the Communications Center personnel and makes recommendations for scheduling, promotions, hiring and disciplinary actions.  Manages the technical systems, diagnoses of communications equipment, computer hardware and software; evaluate equipment needs and recommendations for acquisitions and upgrades.  Plans, prepares and presents proposed budgets.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; in depth knowledge of emergency communications coordination regulations; thorough knowledge of public safety communications equipment including Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems; working knowledge of computer networks, configuration, and Geographic Information Systems and its utilization in CAD systems. 

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 5 years experience in an emergency dispatch center. Plus 5 years progressive supervisory experience required.  Experience with Intergraph Public Safety computer aided dispatch system is desired.

SELECTION PROCESS:   The selection process for this position includes two oral interviews (management and technical skill assessment) and may include a role-play scenario.  Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with Communications Center staff and each will have an opportunity to ask questions.  Final interview with the Deputy Chief of Operations and a background investigation including polygraph and psychological evaluation, and drug screen. 

Salary $4887 – $6705 per month depending on experience and excellent benefits; health, dental, etc….

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:    A City of Arvada application and resume is mandatory in order to be considered for this position.  City applications are available 24 hours a day in the Police Department 8101 Ralston Road, Arvada and on the City’s web page at www.arvada.org.  Resumes submitted without a City application and late applications will not be considered.  Closing date for applications:  Friday, February 24, 2006.

Questions: Call 720-898-7555
Web Site: http://www.arvada.org  
Fax: (720) 898-7556     



Communications Specialist

Aspen, CO

Aspen-Pitkin County Communications Center, Aspen, CO, Starting salary is $17.31/Hr without experience. APCCC is accepting applications for the position of communications specialist. APCCC serves nine law, fire and EMS agencies in the Roaring Fork Valley of western Colorado. Requires the ability to answer emergency and non-emergency phone calls, enters information into CAD and dispatches by radio to the appropriate public safety personnel. On-the-job training up to six months long, fully paid. Skill requirements include: excellent oral and written communication, problem solving and multi-tasking, typing minimum 35 wpm at keyboard. Must be able to work all shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays. Applications accepted until openings are filled. For more information, call 970-920-5310 and ask for Bruce, Jan or Ginny. Submit applications to Pitkin County Human Resources, 530 E. Main St., Ste. 202, Aspen, CO 81611 or fill out an online application at our Web site. EOE/ADA


Dispatcher Trainee

Sangamon County Central Dispatch System
Springfield, IL

SCCDS will be taking applications for the position of Dispatcher Trainee beginning January 5th, 2006.  This is a full-time position.

Sangamon County Central Dispatch is a consolidated Public Safety Answering Point located in the Capital City of Illinois serving over 50 police, fire, and EMS agencies, and a population of over 186,000.  The center handles over 125,000 9-1-1 calls and over 500,000 non-emergency calls per year.  We are located in a new 14,000 sq. ft. facility with state of the art equipment.

Responsibilities include:  Answering all 911 and non-emergency calls for police, fire, and EMS service in Sangamon County; entering the calls into a Computer Aided Dispatch system; and, handling radio transmissions from those agencies served by SCCDS.  A full job description is available as part of the application packet.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, pass a computer-based test including a typing test, pass a drug test and background investigation, and be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays, and mandatory overtime.

Starting salary is $27,248 annually, with an increase to $29,500 upon completion of probation.  Benefits include: paid Health and Dental Insurance; paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, and personal days; Retirement Plan (IMRF); optional Cafeteria Plan and 457 Plan; shift differential; and, bonuses.  SCCDS has a lateral transfer program for experienced dispatchers.  SCCDS employees are members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #193.

Applications and additional information may be picked up beginning January 5th, 2006, at the 9-1-1 Administration Office, 2000 Shale, or at the Sangamon County Complex, County Board Offices, 200 S. 9th St, Room 201, Springfield, IL, during regular business hours.  If you reside outside Sangamon County, please call 217-753-6839 to request that a packet be mailed to you.



The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office will be accepting applications for TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST/911 DISPATCHERS. The salary for this position is $24,024 annually or $11.00 per hour. Upon completion of training, salary will be adjusted to $11.55 per hour ($25,225.20 annually).  This is a continuous recruitment with no closing date.

Minimum qualifications for the position listed above include the following:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of County geography and transportation system helpful.
  • Must be willing to work 12-hour shifts (day or night), weekends, and all holidays.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly.
  • Must be able to type 35 CWPM (typing test will be given).


  • Valid Florida Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Notarized Background Investigation Waiver (included with application)
  • Signed Applicant Drug Questionnaire Sheet (included with application)
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Reporting & Research Form (included with application)
  • Listing on the application form of all employment held for the last ten (10) years, including all military service (if applicable attach a copy of your DD214), and volunteer work

A typing test will be scheduled when applications are submitted. Applicants will be contacted for an interview. Successful applicants will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation which includes, but is not limited to, driver’s license review, credit history, arrest/conviction record, and a computerized voice stress analysis.  Applicants who successfully complete all phases of this process will be placed on an eligibility list from which the Sheriff may hire for an entire year. Your placement on the eligibility list does not obligate the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office to make an offer of employment.  Applicants selected for employment will be required to submit to a conditional offer medical examination with drug screening and psychological evaluation.

Applications may be secured from:

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Information Desk
100 Bush Boulevard
Sanford, FL 32773-6706

The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office is committed to a diverse work force and is an equal opportunity employer.