911 Telecommunicator

Jones County Sheriff

The Jones County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications and resumes for full-time 911 Telecommunicators. 


  • 911 Telecommunicators answer and dispatch all routine and emergency calls including fire, ambulance and law enforcement by radio, telephone and computer. 
  • Operates computers to enter information-regrading warrants, missing person, stolen property, etc. and to receive needed information. 
  • Files and keeps records. 
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned. 
  • Must be able to work all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays. 


  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relations with the general public under all circumstances.
  • Ability to speak in a clear, concise voice.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to learn and memorize policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read maps.
  • Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions regardless of the situation.
  • Ability to operate multiple radio channels, multi-line phones system and computer-aided dispatch.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential records and information.
  • Must be able to attend the Law Enforcement Academy for 1 week within a year of hire.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in the State of Iowa and pass a thorough background check which includes a criminal history review.

Starting salary as of July 1, 2020 is $16.83/hour to $18.94/hour depending on prior experience.

Application forms are available at https://www.jonescountyiowa.org/job-opportunities or from the Jones County Sheriff's Office at the Courthouse in Anamosa, IA. 

A completed application, along with resume and cover letter, are due by Friday, October 30th at 4pm. You may send by mail or email by clicking apply now! 

Jones County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Communications Supervisor Stephanie Coffey
PO Box 167
Anamosa, IA 52205

Or email to: scoffey@co.jones.ia.us

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911 Telecommunicator

Jones County Sheriff

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500 W Main St, Anamosa, IA

Job ID: 71813

Posted 20 days ago

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