Job alert: Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office hiring 911 dispatchers

A Roanoke 911 dispatcher.

WASHTENAW COUNTY, Mich. – Help Ann Arbor area first responders rush to emergencies as a 911 dispatcher.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for dispatchers, also called communication officers, to work at Washtenaw Metro Dispatch.

Dispatchers are responsible for directing 911 emergency calls and non-emergency calls, maintaining records and reports, updating computer systems and providing emergency medical care instructions.

Applicants do not need to have experience as paid training is part of the job, but should anticipate weekend, evening, holiday and overtime hours.

Salary for the full-time position ranges from $40,541.80 - $64,957.36 but can be up to $71,220.18 if including longevity pay, according to the job ad.

Those interested in applying need to be more than 18 years old and have a high school diploma or GED.

Find the full job description here.

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