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Title: Dispatcher

Department: E-911

Posted On: 3/22/2019

SCCDS is taking applications for the position of Dispatcher. This is a full time position.

Responsibilities: 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.

Requirements: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, pass a computer-based test, pass a typing test requiring 65 key strokes per minute, pass a drug test and in-depth background investigation, and be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime.

Skills: This job is a fast-paced, high-volume, rewarding career requiring excellent customer service skills and the ability to multi-task.

Benefits: Starting salary is $35,000 annually. Benefits include: individual and family health, dental and life insurance options; paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, and personal days; Retirement Plan (IMRF); optional Cafeteria Plan and 457 Plan; shift differential; and bonuses. SCCDS employees are members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #193.

Applications and additional information may be picked up at the 9-1-1 Administration Office, 2000 Shale, Springfield, IL between the hours of 9am and 5pm. Applications may be printed off at www.co.sangamon.il.us under Employment Opportunities by selecting Sangamon County Central Dispatch (911) application.