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Martin County Dispatch-Part-time

E-911 Central Dispatch

Part-time Dispatcher for Martin County E-911 Central Dispatch.

Job Description

Dispatches crews for emergencies according to order of Sheriff or Superintendent, operating base radio, receiving calls, relaying messages, and dispatching department personnel.

Receives and transmits computer teletypes pertaining to but not limited to; criminal histories, driver’s license, vehicle registration, protective orders, gun permits, runaways, wanted and missing persons, AMBER alerts, stolen property and vehicles.

Receives emergency and non-emergency related radio and telephone calls, determining nature of call and the appropriate response. Dispatching information to appropriate emergency or non-emergency response units.

Performs jailer duties as needed to include; guarding and restraining prisoners, conducting surveillance, controlling locks and keys, escorting visitors, and transporting inmates as needed.

Receives incoming non-emergency calls/information-related calls, determines nature of call, responds to inquiries, routes caller to appropriate individual/department, takes messages and or/forward calls.

Performs booking procedures of individuals being detailed, including photographing, fingerprinting, entering required information in computer, completing required forms and intake reports, receiving, and receipting money and personal property, searching detainees for weapons and contraband. Locks prisoner in cell after searching for weapons, valuables, and drugs.

Testifies in legal proceedings/court as necessary.


High school Diploma or GED.

Must be 18 years of age.

Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain possession of all required certifications, including but not limited to, IDACS/NCIC, handgun/firearm, CPR, first aid and Emergency Medical Dispatch certificates.

Ability to meet all employer and Department hiring requirements, including passage of a drug test, medical exam, written exam, and psychological exam.

Complete knowledge of local geography and ability to read maps, use emergency code terminology and respond to stressful situations quickly, clearly, and calmly.

Working knowledge of radio frequencies, codes, procedures, and limitations.

Practical knowledge of area law enforcement, EMS and fire demands and ability to effectively perform essential duties of the position without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self and other individuals of the workplace.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $15.00 per hour

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