Camden County Human Resources
Patsy Wiggins: Human Resource Director
Melissa Peters, aPHR: Benefits Coordinator
1 Court Circle, Suite 18
Camdenton, MO 65020
Request for Bids
None at this time
Current Job Openings
JOB TITLE: Communications Officer COM/03
DEPARTMENT: Camden County Sheriff’s Office
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for receiving, evaluating, and disseminating calls
for county, police, fire and emergency medical service through the Communications Unit. 1-year
probationary period with 6-month training period.
- Receives, evaluates, and disseminates calls for police, fire and emergency medical
- Monitors and transmits emergency and operation messages via multi-channel base
- Inputs data and dispatches appropriate units; updates and monitors status of police and
fire units using computer aided dispatch system.
- Inputs and retrieves inquiries concerning wanted/stolen status of persons, vehicles, and
articles and concerning criminal histories of persons through TAS/ADORS, MULES,
NCIC and Department of Revenue computer files.
- Prepares new Communications Officer for MULES and Missouri State Certification
through on-the-job training and instruction; trains new Communications Officers in all
aspects of the position; evaluates job performance of trainees and provides remedial
training as needed.
- Maintains manual and computer files and logs.
- Refers citizens with non-law-enforcement problems to appropriate agencies.
- Monitors building security and all external city-owned video surveillance via closed
- Monitors jail security via closed circuit camera and audio system; provides back-up jail
security via electrical jail door lock.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
- Knowledge of communications equipment and technology.
- Knowledge of MULES, NCIC, and FCC rules and regulations.
- Knowledge of Police Department, Fire Department, Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s Department and other emergency service providers.
- Skill in the use of various types of communications equipment.
- Skill in the operation of computers and other types of modern office equipment.
- Skill in oral and written communication.
- SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The E911 Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the results.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include MULES/NCIC standards, FCC regulations, county/city policies and procedures, the county/city EOC plan, County/City Department policy, county computer policy, and Fire Department policy. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in application.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of related technical communications duties. The need to perform multiple tasks at the same time contributes to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to receive, evaluate, and disseminate calls to police and fire units. Successful performance helps ensure efficient communication of information to emergency responders.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, Police Officers, Firefighters, vendors, citizens, medical professionals, and representatives of other law enforcement agencies.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, and to motivate or influence persons.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently standing, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must be able to distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work is typically performed in the Communications Center.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: None.
- High School diploma or equivalent.
- No felony convictions.
- Certification by the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) in computer entry and inquiry is required the first year of employment and re-certification as required by the MSHP.
- Must meet continuing education requirements as established by the State of Missouri.
- Type at least 30 wpm
- Experience as a public safety communications/dispatcher.
Starting wage $11.22 per hour. Shift work, and holidays. Benefits: Medical, Vision/Dental,
Life Insurance., 2 Retirement funds, Vacation/Sick time, Comp. time, 457 Savings plan. 13
Holidays (includes birthday), 2 Personal days
Obtain Application at the Camden County Sheriffs Office.
Currently no job openings
*Applications need to be returned to the Camden County Human Resource Dept.