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 regarding 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 assigned 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 Iowa 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.

Salary range:

  • $19.68/hour to $23.00/hour.


Application forms are available at https://www.jonescountyiowa.gov/employment/ 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 4pm on Oct 14th, 2022.  You may send by mail or click apply now to email today:

Jones County Sheriff’s Office

Attn: Communications Supervisor Stephanie Coffey

P.O. Box 167

Anamosa, IA 52205


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911 Telecommunicator

Jones County Sheriff

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Job ID: 82849

Posted 15 days ago

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