Do you have the ability to stay calm in high stress situations and enjoy serving the public? If so, the Monroe County Communications Center might have the job for you. We are looking for a full-time and on-call Dispatchers. Successful candidates will be at least 18 years old and have a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, experience in emergency services and/or education beyond high school graduation is preferred. Good typing, communication, and computer skills are essential in this role. Knowledge of two-way radio operation is preferred.
Our Dispatchers answer emergency 911 and non-emergency calls from the public and use radios to communicate with Police, Fire, and EMS personnel. They collect and record essential data; enter data and make queries on the TIME System; maintain records; and compile and complete required reports. The ability to multiple task is essential as Dispatchers manage multiple incidents and sources of information at once while hearing and accurately repeating complex information with concise brevity.
Starting salary for this position is $15/hr. for on-call roles and $17.50/hr. for full-time roles. Monroe County offers full-time staff an exceptional benefit package to include health with vision, dental, term life, Wisconsin Retirement System, and more.
A Monroe County application is required. Applications are available on our website: https://www.co.monroe.wi.us/departments/personnel/current-job-openings or can be obtained at the Personnel Department located at 124 N. Court Street, Sparta. If you have further questions, please contact Personnel at 608-269-8719.
Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm on November 3, 2021. AA/EOE