PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR - LAW ENFORCEMENT DISPATCHER
Pinellas County Sheriff's Office - Largo, Florida
Mar 2, 2023
- Application Deadline:
- May 1, 2023
- Entry Level:
- $41,706.00 annual
- Top Pay:
- $66,728.00 annual
The main focus of this position is to respond to both routine and emergency requests for service and information as the first point of contact for the public calling the agency for assistance. Requests for service and information from inside and outside the agency are screened to determine the most appropriate action to take whether dispatching of law enforcement or other agency responders; or routing of information via the computer and/or radio. Calls requiring the dispatch of law enforcement are monitored and supported by this position. Incumbents exercise considerable independent judgment in determining the seriousness and immediacy of a situation and determining the most appropriate action. Work is reviewed through observation and results obtained.
Shift work required to include weekends, holidays, evenings and nights.
* High School graduation or equivalent diploma from an institution accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Dept. Of Education or licensed as a degree granting institution by the Commission for Independent Education, pursuant to Section 1005.02(7), F.S. * Possess a current Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification in the State of Florida * OR must be able to successfully complete classroom instruction and pass the State of Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification Examination within 12 months of hire * Typing speed of 25 wpm * Achieve a minimum score of 80% on a Public Safety Telecommunicator exam * Must possess a valid Florida driver's license
- Age: 21
- Education: High School Graduation
- Experience: *See Qualifications
Applicants must be tobacco/nicotine free for six months prior to submitting application and during length of employment.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office strives to provide our employees with the best benefits possible. Some of the benefits are Annual Leave (120 hours), Health Insurance, Wellness Incentives, and Education Assistance Program.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is an EEO/ADA employer and is committed to being a drug free workplace.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, VISIT OUR WEBSITE: **[_www.pcsoweb.com/careers**_](http://www.pcsoweb.com/careers)
Any questions can be directed to _*_Human Resources at 727-582-6208 *__