The Oregon County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a reliable full-time Dispatcher to act as a communication point for emergency and non-emergency calls.
The ideal candidate must be primarily an excellent communicator and able to remain calm and composed, especially in emergency situations. You must be able to multi-task as well as take the appropriate action with little supervision.
Receive emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information
Address problems and requests by transmitting information or providing solutions
Prioritize calls according to urgency and importance
Use radio or phone to send Deputies to appropriate locations
Enter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other information
Be a US Citizen
Possess a valid driver license
Fast typing with experience in data entry
Proficient in English (oral and written)
Outstanding organizational and multitasking abilities
Active listener with excellent communication skills
Sound judgment and critical thinking
High school diploma
Please Contact the Oregon County Sheriff's Office at 417-778-7888 to apply.