The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for a fulltime Communications Officer (Dispatch/9-1-1) position. The position will be located at the Law and Justice Center in Boulder Montana. Communications Officers play a critical role in public safety and Law Enforcement. Communications Officers strive to make a positive impact on our small community. As a Communications Officer for Jefferson County, you will receive excellent training, benefits, and have potential for advancement. Communications Officers operate communications equipment 24/7/365, answer emergency & non-emergency calls from the general public, and dispatches the appropriate Law, Fire and EMS units using Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) systems. Requirements: • 18 Years of age • High School Diploma • Must have or be able to obtain a Montana Driver’s License • This position requires the ability to speak English clearly • Must be of good moral character with no criminal record; A background investigation, criminal history and pre-employment testing will be conducted. Qualifications: • Prior Law Enforcement and computer experience pre-ferred but not required • Must successfully complete 14-week in-house training (to begin on first day of work). • Must successfully complete POST Public Safety Telecommunicator course within one year of hire. • Ability to type accurately at a minimum 25 wpm. • Be able to read and interpret maps and have an adequate knowledge of the geography of Jefferson County. • Must be willing and able to do shift work to include nights, weekends, holidays, on-call and occasional overtime. • Must be willing to work well with others in a confined area for long periods of time without leaving the facility. Beginning wage: $22.08 / HR Closing Date: Monday Oct 2nd, 2023 at 5pm Applications may be obtained at the Jefferson County Dispatch Center or the Jefferson County Website at https://jeffersoncounty-mt.gov/employment
(Sheriff’s Department Application Form) or at the Sheriff’s Office located at 110 S Washington St Boulder, MT. For a full job description or if you have questions, please contact Human Re- sources, Kellie Doherty at 406-225-4010 or Sheriff Tom Grimsrud at 406-225-4075 Incomplete application materials will not be processed.