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911 Dispatcher

Position Description

A 911 dispatcher receives emergency and non-emergency calls, advising callers and dispatching emergency units to specific locations as necessary. The job description of a 911 dispatcher involves a familiarity with police codes, the efficient operation of a police radio dispatch system, and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. A 911 dispatcher receives calls, dispatches emergency vehicles to emergency locations as necessary, advises callers on the best course of action while on the line, prioritizes emergency situations as needed, and transfers any non-emergency calls as necessary.

Applicants must be 18 years of age and possess, at a minimum, a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Previous experience with public safety dispatching or as a public safety responder is a plus. All applicants must submit to and successfully pass a local, state, and federal background check.  Full and Part time positions are available. 

Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] not later than 5:00pm, Friday, October 21, 2022.  Please type "Application for 911 Dispatcher Position" in the subject line of your email. Applicatoins can also be mailed to Ohio County Commission, 1500 Chapline Street, Suite 215, Wheeling, WV  26003.

The Ohio County Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer.