Communications Officer

Full Time: Uncertified $17.42 P/H - Certified $18.40 P/H

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, receiving emergency and non-emergency calls to the Dispatch Center; monitors police radio; provides information, answers question and/or refers caller to appropriate staff for non-emergency and emergency situations; receives calls for animal control; monitors all business alarms; validates address information. Logs incoming calls and dispatches information into an automated system, maintains records of incoming calls and dispatching activities; assigns case numbers to calls. Dispatches Sheriff Deputies; dispatches wrecker service, notifies Coroner, state troopers, investigators, and funeral homes as needed; advises deputies of information.  Disseminates criminal and driver records; maintains a variety of records, logs, and files; performs various clerical support activities; enters information into in-house GCIC/NCIC computer, retrieves GCIC/NCIC information. 


High school diploma or GED and experience with computers and data entry which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license. 

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