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Looking for part time 911 Communication Dispatchers

If you feel as though you can meet the demands of this profession, submit your application by February 8, 2018 and plan to attend the skill analysis testing session on the date shown below.  The test will be given at the Justice Center.  In addition to this test, each qualified applicant will, at a later date, be interviewed, and then be required to submit to a polygraph examination, criminal and traffic record check, and employment background investigation.

TEST DATE & TIME:  February 10, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.

LOCATION: Wayne County Justice Center 201 W. North Wooster, Ohio

The 911 Communication Dispatcher operates as a primary point of contact to coordinate, monitor, and record police, fire, and EMS activities ensuring prompt response to assistant in emergency and routine situations.

Required Qualifications

*High school diploma or equivalent * Must possess a valid driverís license

*Proficiency in typing. *Must be able to pass an interview, background check and Computer Voice Stress Analysis (CVSA) or polygraph.

*Must be available to work various shifts including day, afternoon, night hours, holidays, and weekends on a rotational basis as needed.

*Previous 911, police, fire, or emergency medical dispatch experience preferred but not required, will train.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Ability to proficiently type on a standard computer keyboard.

Ability to listen accurately, retrieve facts, derive meaning.

Ability to operate in an interactive, culturally diverse group environment.

Ability to function effectively in high stress emergency situations.

Ability to handle several activities simultaneously.

Ability to communicate effectively in person, by phone, by radio, and through written communication.

Ability to exercise flexibility, good judgment, and discretion.

Essential Job Duties

*Operate as primary point of contact to coordinate, monitor, and record police, fire, and EMS activities ensuring prompt response to request for assistant in emergency and routine situations. * Responsible for dispatching emergency personal in an efficient manner to emergency and service calls. Provide direction, information, and assistance to callers and visitors.


The Wayne County Sheriff's Office accepts applications on a continual basis for the position of deputy sheriff.  Please note that you must be a certified peace officer, or obtain certification within one year of appointment, for any position as a deputy sheriff. 

Applications may be picked up at the Justice Center, 201 W. North Street, Wooster, or you may click here to complete and print an application form to be mailed.  Applications may also be dropped off at the Justice Center between normal business hours.  If you choose to mail in your application, please affix the proper postage and address your envelope to: Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Attn: Human Resources, 201 W. North Street, Wooster OH  44691.

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