Position Opening for Part-Time Public Safety Communications Technician

Knox County 9-1-1 is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Public Safety Communications Technician.


The primary responsibilities of this position include the handling and dispatching of 9-1-1 calls, oversight, and management of all public safety radio communications, providing assistance to partner agencies and various administrative functions.

The position requires excellent verbal and written skills, a capacity for multi-tasking, a strong sense of integrity, above-average to high proficiency in computer and/or radio technology, and the ability to continually learn new skills and improve all skills in an ever-changing environment. Applicant should be prepared to work any shift (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) on any day, including weekends and holidays.

Successful applicants will be required to submit to a criminal background check, evaluation of motor vehicle record and may be required to complete both a medical physical evaluation and psychological assessment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Acceptable Driving Record
  • Acceptable Criminal Background Record
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Above-average to high proficiency with computer technology and other computerized systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior 9-1-1/dispatch experience
  • Prior public safety experience

The starting salary for the position is $13.50/hr.

Full job description and application can be accessed at http://www.knoxcountyohio911.com/employment/

Applications should be emailed to director@knoxcountyohio911.com

or delivered to

117 E. High Street, Suite B153 Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

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