Dispatcher/Telecommunicator

Columbia County Sheriff's Office

Portage, WI

Reason for Announcement: Establish Eligibility List
Full-time
Responsibilities: Receiving/relaying/logging and coordinating all complaints/inquiries/assistance calls and communications with le agencies and co agencies. Receives/evaluates and channels info or complaints received from the general public concerning crimes/emergencies/public safety services and other communications
Salary: $20.48 - $22.23 per hour
Benefits: Wisconsin retirement fund; Health insurance; Life insurance; Sick leave; Dental; Paid holidays; Clothing allowance; Deferred compensation; Vacation; LTD, AFLAC
Qualifications: U.S. citizen; Minimum age - 18; Driver license; Good driving record; Good physical condition; High school diploma; No felony convictions; No domestic abuse convictions; Vision correctable to 20/20; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively to stressful situations; Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; Clear and concise speech; Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; Ability to perform essential functions of this position; Submit DJ-LE330 3 questions in Section 6 along with your application materials.
Apply By: 11:59 PM, 12/15/2019
Submit: DJ-LE-330, Agency Application -

To obtain: http://www.co.columbia.wi.us/columbiacounty/hr/EmploymentOpportunities/tabid/893/Default.aspx

Contact: HR Program Coordinator Jamie Henriksen
Columbia County Human Resources
PO Box 63
Portage, WI  53901
Phone:  (608) 742-9667
Fax:  (608) 742-9802
Email:  human.resources@co.columbia.wi.us
Internet:  www.co.columbia.wi.us
Notes: Oral interviews; Psychological profile; Medical examination; Vision examination; Drug screening; Background investigation; Physical fitness/agility screening; REQUIRED submit WI LESB app DJ-LE330 complete the 3 questions in Section 6 General. Also, please answer the following: Why are you the best candidate for this position with Columbia Co? Why is the SO your dept of choice? How does the SO fit into your career goals? Limit to 1 page typed letter
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Emergency Services Administrator

Emergency Services Administrator

Salary
Depends on Qualifications
Location
La Crosse, WI
Job Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Services
Job Number
2019-00104
 
 
Closing
11/4/2019 4:30 PM Central
Overview

La Crosse County has an opportunity for an Emergency Services Administrator to lead the County-wide public safety communications team, to include planning, organizing, developing and directing the over-all operation of the department. The ideal candidate for this position will have direct experience supervising a 24/7 emergency dispatch operation in multi-jurisdictional public safety, including broad-spectrum emergency communications across all areas of public safety such as law enforcement, firefighting and emergency medical response. See flyer for more information.

Starting salary depends on qualifications: $76,669 - $89,690

Why work for La Crosse County?
•Do meaningful work that serves your community
•Stable employment - 40% of our employees have been with us for 9 yrs or more
•Employee wellness programming
•Excellent Benefits!
     ••Wisconsin Retirement System - Very stable and strong
     ••Health Insurance with options for free care
     ••Dental Insurance with many services covered at 100%
     ••Life Insurance with short and long-term disability
     ••Generous paid time off benefits

La Crosse County Respects Diversity

Essential Job Functions

For a full list of duties, qualifications and requirements, including physical demands, please see the complete job description from the "Menu" on the Employment page of the County website.
Plans, directs and administers the overall operation of the Public Safety Communications Center. Manages department personnel and functions including hiring, promotion, and disciplinary process. Analyzes work loads and makes recommendations for appropriate staffing. Directs the supervision, training and personnel administration for the Emergency Services Department staff. Establishes cooperative working arrangements with participating law enforcement, fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies. Defines, develops and implements changes as appropriate to improve the efficiency of the department operations and delivery of services Develops statistical and planning reports. Prepares and administers the annual Public Safety Communications budget. Recommends purchases and manages the installation, operation and maintenance of the public safety radio system including towers, dispatch consoles, computers, and E9-1-1 telephone system. Ensures that all complaints from the public or other agencies are investigated and addressed. Manages various contracts, such as equipment installation and maintenance contracts.

Training, Experience and Other Requirements

•Five years experience in public safety communications management and planning; and leadership experience with law enforcement, firefighting, and emergency medical services and emergency management operations.
•Experience working in multi-jurisdictional and consolidated dispatching operations.
•Knowledge of computer-aided dispatching systems; radio communication systems, including infrastructure; E9-1-1 systems; and emergency medical dispatching.
•Preference for Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field.
•May consider other relevant combination of education and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
•Must successfully complete a law enforcement background check suitable for working with public safety responders.

Employees in this class are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:
~Health Insurance
~Dental Insurance
~Life Insurance
~Wisconsin Retirement System
~Vacation
~Sick Leave
~Holidays
~Deferred Compensation
~Section 125 - Flexible Spending Account
For a more detailed overview of each of these benefits, please click here.

01
Describe your experience in multi-jurisdictional public safety communications, to include your direct experience in supervising a 24/7 9-1-1 dispatch operation. In your description, include the jurisdictional structure, and identify the areas of public safety that were included in the communications (ie: law enforcement, fire, emergency medical). If you have no experience, please type "none".
02
Describe your experience in the supervision of staff, including hiring, evaluating, motivating, training and disciplining. In your description include the number of staff which you supervised, and a brief description of the type of work that was performed by the people you supervised. If you have no supervisory experience, type "none".
03
Describe your experience in budget preparation and monitoring. In your description, include the size of the budget. If you have no budget experience, type "none".
04
Describe your leadership experience and successes in working relationships with other agencies, governments, etc. If you have no experience, please type "none".

Required Question

Agency
La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Address
212 6th St N
Suite 2500
La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601
Phone
608-785-9640