COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS I – Barton County is accepting applications for a Communications Officer I for the Communications / 911 Department until the position is filled.   Operates dispatch radios, computers, 911 and administrative phone lines, the telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD), and receives and dispatches messages, a portion of which will be of an emergency nature.   High School diploma or GED required as well as NCIC certification (within six months of hire) and Emergency Medical Dispatch and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR certifications (within first year of hire).

Must work shifts (3, 12 hour shifts one week and 4, 12 hours shifts the next), pass security background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment as well as hold a valid Kansas driver’s license. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Barton County offers health, dental and vision insurance.  In addition, KPERS retirement, life, and disability insurance is available.  Additional cancer, accident and disability insurance are options as employee paid benefits.

Application and job description available at the Barton County Human Resources Office, 1400 Main, Room 107, Great Bend, KS, 67530 (620) 793-1800 or on-line at  EOE.  Reasonable accommodations available.

Labeled as: 911, Communications, communications officer, dispatch, dispatcher