Seminole County Sheriff’s Office will hold informational meetings next week, designed to draw qualified applicants for the positions of Communications Specialist (dispatcher) and Part-Time Communications Assistant (9-1-1 call taker).
The informational meetings will be held on Tuesday, October 24th, and Thursday, October 26th, from 6 – 7 p.m. at 100 Eslinger Way in Sanford.
The position of Communications Specialist is responsible for emergency and non-emergency police dispatching services to include receiving and processing telephone complaints, operating teletype systems, and dispatching law enforcement officers to calls for service. The hourly rate is $13.79 per hour with opportunities for pay increases after successfully completing the training program.
The position of Part-Time Communications Assistant is responsible for answering and processing 9-1-1 calls, and incoming non-emergency calls for service using a computer-aided dispatch system. The hourly rate is $12.53. Part-Time Communications Assistant typically work between 20-30 hours per week.
Minimum qualifications for applicants are:
* Must have a High School Diploma or GED
* Knowledge of Seminole County geography and transportation system helpful
* Must be willing to work day or night shifts, weekends, and holidays
* Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly
* Must be able to type 35 correct words per minute and successfully pass a typing test
Members of the community are invited to attend one of the two informational meetings to learn more about the positions and to participate in a Q & A session with communications and human resource personnel. The meetings will also offer a short tour of our Communications Center, as well as an opportunity for participants to hear real-life 9-1-1- calls.
The informational meetings are open to all members of the public. Professional attire is suggested. Please R.S.V.P. to Roberta Morales at email@example.com<