Dispatcher I


Summit County is recruiting a full-time Dispatcher. Performs a variety of working level technical duties involving the use of radio equipment to dispatch various emergency response agencies, including: County Sheriff, Police, Fire, Animal Control, Fish & Game, and Emergency Medical Personnel in response to a variety of county and community emergency and assistance calls. This position will work rotating shifts.

Minimum Qualifications
High school graduate or equivalent and one year of experience performing the above and related duties. Must successfully complete dispatch certification school (POST) and BCI Technical Operator Class within six months of hire date. Must become certified as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) within 12 months of hire. Must be able to type 40 wpm. Must complete 40 hours of training per year to maintain certification and all yearly certifications required by Sheriff’s Office policy. May not have been convicted of an offense involving dishonesty, unlawful sexual conduct, physical violence and/or domestic violence; convicted of the unlawful use, sale, or possession of a controlled substance prior to five years from the date of conviction or last usage; convicted of a crime for which the applicant could be punished by imprisonment in a federal penitentiary of this or another state. Must successfully complete a background investigation. May hire from the following levels depending on submitted qualifications and experience.

Salary Range:

  • Dispatcher I: $19.11 to $26.75 per hour
  • Dispatcher II: $20.26 to $28.37 per hour
  • Dispatcher III: $21.46 to $30.07 per hour

We offer a generous benefit package with options for a premium free health plan, dental plan, and life insurance. We also provide State of Utah retirement, sick leave, parental leave, and vacation pay.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage women, minorities, and the disabled to apply

Summit County is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment testing.

Applicant must submit a Summit County Application.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

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