July 27, 2017



Job Title:

Telecommunicator I (Part Time Position)  




Sheriff’s Office



Closing Date:

When Position is Filled



Start Date:

To Be Set



Starting Pay:

$17.80 – $18.52 (Depending on Experience)



Work Schedule:

Hours will vary, including nights, weekends and holidays.



Submit Application/ Résumé to:

Tavis Little, Captain, or Paul Hansen, Chief Deputy




Description of Duties:

Answers phone, dispatches radio messages, operates CAD systems, performs all types of public safety telecommunications, possesses a working knowledge of the general geographical area of the county and other specific areas of concern in order to adequately carry out their assignment, ensures that all personnel are in compliance with the office policy and procedures, maintains a good working relationship with other Law Enforcement Agencies, and other duties as required.




Telecommunicator Experience Desired.  High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.  He/She must be capable of obtaining a South Dakota 911 Telecommunicator Certificate and capable of completing an Office approved, Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) course.



Additional Information:

He/She must be capable of obtaining a working knowledge of Telecommunicator Duties.  He/She must be capable of becoming fluent in the LCSO Division I, Policy Manual.  He/She must possess sound interpersonal skills which would enable them to work with fellow staff, court officers, and the general public. He/She must have competent typing skills; pass a hearing test and a pre-employment drug screen and physical.  He/She must be able to multi-task and speak clearly in high stress situations.



Lawrence County is an equal opportunity employer.