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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-hour, 7 days 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.

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications for this position accepted until position is filled.

Interested applicants should complete the Civilian Employment Application found at
Applications can be submitted via email at or can be mailed or dropped off to 501 N. County Farm Road- Attention Radio Room, Wheaton, IL 60187.

DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer