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Dispatcher Job - Galveston County Sheriff's Office - Galveston , Texas




December 06, 2013

Galveston County Sheriff's Office

Position Title: Dispatcher
Position Type: Dispatcher
Closing Date: 12/30/2014
Job Description

GALVESTON COUNTY JOB POSTING NOTICE APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.

GALVESTON COUNTY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THIS POSTING WITHOUT NOTICE.

DEPARTMENT: Galveston County Sheriff’s Office

JOB GRADE: Entry Level

JOB TITLE: Telecommunication Operator

ANNUAL SALARY: $33,849.28

LOCATION: Galveston County Dispatch

CAREER LADDER: Yes

SHIFT HOURS:
12 hour shifts (6:00 AM -6:00 PM or 6:00 PM – 6:00 AM)
Includes nights, weekends and holidays

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS:

Galveston County Sheriff’s Office
5700 Avenue H
Galveston, TX 77551
PHONE: (409) 766-2221
FAX: (409) 621-7979
E-MAIL: so.employment@co.galveston.tx.us
WEBSITE: www.galvestonso.com

OFFICE HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

  • To be considered for this position a completed Galveston County Application and supporting documents are required.
  • The submission of your application to Galveston County does not guarantee an interview.
  • Galveston County Recruiting will contact you directly in regards to your submitted application. Education, Experience and Skill Requirements High School / GED Certificate Must be at least 18 years of age Must be a U.S.
  • Citizen and resident of the contiguous United States for a period of time sufficient to conduct a background investigation
  • Must possess a valid Texas driver’s license and an acceptable driving record as determined by the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office in effect at the time of application. Must have favorable employment history.
  • All information given regarding past employment will be thoroughly checked Must have a stable credit history.
  • Must possess good computer skills and demonstrate comprehensive reading and comprehension skills
  • No conviction above a Class B Misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last 10 years nor have been on or currently on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense
  • Applicant must pass all phases of the required testing Must be eligible for licensing by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for the position applied for, if not presently licensed.

Primary Job Duties

Date Posted: 12-02-2013

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

  • Receives emergency calls from the public and dispatches appropriate emergency personnel.
  • Receives, evaluates, prioritizes and initiates response to requests for information and services.
  • Access, retrieves, disseminate, and protect confidential law enforcement related data from a variety of protected local, state and federal databases.
  • Enters critical and confidential law enforcement data into TCIC and NCIC databases as well as perform related duties.
  • Assists with the maintenance of the communications center and report regularly for work on time.
  • Performs other duties as required by the Communications Division Commander.

Job Requirements
  • Age : No Requirement
  • Education : High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Experience : Will Train
  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $33,849   annual

    Contact Information

    Deputy Leggio
    john.leggio@co.galveston.tx.us
    Galveston County Sheriff's Office
    5700 Ave H
    Galveston , Texas 77551
    ph: (409)766-2221