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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Additional Opportunities

Title: 911 Telecommunicator

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Sheriff

Hours: Full Time: This position supports a 24 hr – 7 day a week operation.   Applicants must have the desire/ability to work any shift; including weekends and holidays as scheduled.  Shift Assignment will be determined after training completion.

Salary: $43,614.66 annually

Responsibilities include:
•    Applicants must be able to pass the applicant testing and background investigation.  Ability to type accurately a minimum of 30 WPM.
•    Full-time position answering multi-line telephone equipment including 911 calls and administration lines, dispatching police by transmitting vital information to Emergency Personnel via Radio, and relaying information via Computer Aided Dispatch Terminal.
•    Ability to multi-task, to work in a fast paced environment under stressful conditions, and be computer and typing proficient.
•    Ability to work nights, weekend and holidays.

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    A High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
•    Ability to speak/understand and read English.
•    Full range of hearing in both ears.

Communications personnel are included in the Illinois FOP Labor Council.

PLEASE NOTE: Interested applicants should complete the Sheriff’s Office Civilian Employment Application which can be found at http://www.dupagesheriff.org/AboutUs/103/.

Applications can be sent to communications@dupagesheriff.org or can be mailed or dropped off at:

DuPage County Sheriff
Attn: Radio Room
501 N County Farm Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.



DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer