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Title: Dispatcher

Department: E-911

Posted On: 3/22/2019

SCCDS is taking applications for the position of Dispatcher. This is a full time position.

Responsibilities: Answering all 911 and non-emergency calls for police, fire and EMS service in Sangamon County; entering the calls into a Computer Aided Dispatch system; and, handling radio transmissions from those agencies served by SCCDS. A full job description is available as part of the application packet.

Requirements: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, pass a computer-based test, pass a typing test requiring 65 key strokes per minute, pass a drug test and in-depth background investigation, and be able to work any shift, weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime.

Skills: This job is a fast-paced, high-volume, rewarding career requiring excellent customer service skills and the ability to multi-task.

Benefits: Starting salary is $35,000 annually. Benefits include: individual and family health, dental and life insurance options; paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, and personal days; Retirement Plan (IMRF); optional Cafeteria Plan and 457 Plan; shift differential; and bonuses. SCCDS employees are members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local #193.

Applications and additional information may be picked up at the 9-1-1 Administration Office, 2000 Shale, Springfield, IL between the hours of 9am and 5pm. Applications may be printed off at under Employment Opportunities by selecting Sangamon County Central Dispatch (911) application.