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Communications Officer I - Job ID 23-009

Company: Douglas County Kansas
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Douglas County, KS is accepting applications for the Emergency 911 Communications Officer I. This is a 3-month pool (March 4, 2023 - June 2, 2023), entry level position for multiple career-oriented individuals.

The Emergency Communication Center (ECC) operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Essential functions of the job include: gathering, evaluating, prioritizing, and documenting information; processing calls, including dispatching calls to the appropriate agencies; maintaining/monitoring radio communications with Police, Fire, and EMS personnel; upholding confidentiality of information received; utilizing a multi-screen computer system, two-way radio, phone system, headset, and foot pedals while receiving/processing phone calls.
Basic requirements include a high school diploma, G.E.D., and valid driver's license. Must pass mandatory background investigation, drug screen and hearing screening. Will be required to comply with shift work utilizing a Panama-rotating shift including weekends, holidays, and overtime.
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Douglas County is dedicated to eliminating racial inequities. Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain working relationships with diverse co-workers, community members, and customers.

Applications only accepted online at

Position will remain posted until 5 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2023

Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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