County Communications is currently accepting applications for part-time
position of public safety dispatcher requires a person who is able to
gather pertinent information quickly and accurately, and relay that
information to others.
The position demands performance of several tasks simultaneously
in an organized manner despite interruptions. A successful candidate for
this position will have the ability to remain calm and even-tempered,
emotionally stable, dependable, and courteous during the many stressful
events that may occur. A significant amount of a dispatcher's time is
spent dealing with the public via telephone; therefore, a dispatcher
must be willing and able to be co-operative and helpful to those who
Wayne County Communications personnel are required to work all shifts,
weekends, and holidays.
Good hearing, speech, and computer keyboarding skills are also
you feel as though you can meet the demands of this profession, please submit
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.
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.
*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.
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
Ability to communicate
effectively in person, by phone, by radio, and through written
Ability to exercise
flexibility, good judgment, and discretion.
*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
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.
for Medway's application.