Athens County 9-1-1 Hiring Intermittent 9-1-1 Dispatchers


The Athens County 9-1-1 office is accepting applications for intermittent public safety telecommunicators for receiving requests for emergency services by telephone; answer 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls. After successfully passing a written examination, passing applicants will be put on a call list for new employees.

Qualifications: All interested applicants must have a high school diploma or GED; be 18 years of age; have a valid driver’s license; and must be able to type 40 WPM. All applicants are subject to a background investigation, drug testing, and hearing examination and upon hire will be required to successfully complete certifications within one year of employment.

Working Hours: Hours will be full-time for the first 7 weeks. After completing training, working hours will be on an as needed basis, currently averaging 20-30 hours per week. This position works all holidays and weekends.

Starting Pay: $15.31 per hour. Last day for applications is October 20, 2014.

Application, job description and hiring guidelines can be downloaded from: Completed applications can be emailed to or mailed to Athens County 9-1-1, 13 West Washington Street, Athens, Ohio 45701, or faxed: (740) 592-5370.


About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
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