The McKenzie County
Sheriff’s Office is currently taking applications for the position of Dispatcher.
Salary is 22.59 hourly plus
Position open until filled.
Dispatcher under general
supervision is responsible for receiving and disseminating emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatching to appropriate
responding personnel. General administrative work as well as data entry.
telephone calls for Law Enforcement from all areas within McKenzie County
Route calls to the
Track units and
maintain cognizant knowledge of all field units as to their status and location
throughout the assigned shift
Monitor, receive, and
broadcast calls on multiple radio frequencies and dispatch required units
according to established procedures
Relay information and
messages to field personnel as required
Job Requirements Include but not limited to:
A High School Diploma or equivalent
required, with one (1) year of administrative support or customer service and
one (1) year of emergency communication dispatching experience; or, an
equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully
perform the essential duties of the job
Extensive knowledge of McKenzie County
geography, telephone answering techniques, radio dispatching policies and
procedures, governmental agencies and community service agencies in order to
direct callers to the appropriate authority
Aptitude for and attention to detail and
accuracy with the ability to multi-task
Ability to communicate verbally in a
distinct, clear, concise, controlled, and pleasant manner in a variety of
Excellent organization skills and customer
Ability to follow written
and verbal requests
Willingness and desire to learn new and
No misdemeanor convictions in the last 3
No drug use in the last 12 months
No Felony convictions.
- No prior experience or
training is required.
- Prior Dispatch experience
- Prior administrative experience.
Complete and submit application
How to Apply
County Employment Application. and BackGround Packet
with Cover Letter
applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’
preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines
and submit any
documentation with an otherwise complete application.
Submit completed Application to Deb Tucker
Once your application is received you will be
notified via email.
You will then be notified via email throughout
The McKenzie County
Sheriff’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.