Closing Date/Time: Fri. 08/19/16 4:30 PM
Salary: $22.03 – $32.55 Hourly
Job Type: Civil Service, Full Time, 40/hrs Wk
Location: Regional Communications & Emergency Coordination Center (RCECC) – 3511 NE 2nd St, Renton, Washington
Department: King County Sheriff’s Office
Description: Excellent opportunity for a career in Law Enforcement, partnering with our men and women in the field! Make the difference in someone’s life, become a 911 Operator (Communications Specialist).
Communications Specialists serve as Call Receivers and Dispatchers. As a new Communications Specialists you will receive classroom and hands-on training and work as Call Receivers, answering a high volume of calls. Some are routine citizen calls of a non-emergency nature and call receivers offer advice or instructions to callers, make referrals to other organizations or persons and write routine police reports for less serious crimes. They also answer complex citizen calls that are often of an emergent nature and route the calls to the appropriate Dispatcher.
The KCSO Communications Center was recently featured in a KIRO 7 news story highlighting the dedication and passion of our 911 dispatchers. Read the story here.