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EMERGENCY DISPATCHERS

BE THE VERY FIRST OF FIRST RESPONDERS.

As a member of the MCSO Emergency Dispatch team, you’ll be working at one of the leading law enforcement agencies in the country. You’ll play no small role in making sure the Office – and one of the nation’s largest jail systems – operates with integrity and professional excellence.

NOW OFFERING: PAID PARENTAL LEAVE

Enjoy up to six weeks for the birth or adoption of a child. Applies to all employees with one full year of employment.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES WILL COME CALLING.

As an Emergency Dispatcher, your career opportunities are extensive. You can grow in title and responsibility, earn a promotion within Emergency Dispatch, pursue other MCSO’s civilian careers, or become a Detention Officer or Deputy Sheriff.

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

REQUIREMENTS

  • Train for, functionally test on, and affirm the proficiency of terminal operations to assure compliance with Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) CJIS policy and regulations, and retest every two (2) years
  • Complete courses in report writing, traffic law and the Arizona Criminal Code given by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office prior to end of the job probation period
  • Pass an extensive background review, polygraph examination, and psychological examination
  • Not have a revoked or suspended driver’s license

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Two (2) years of clerical, customer service or public contact experience OR an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or experience may substitute for the minimum qualifications on a year for year basis
  • Emergency dispatch or call taker experience working for a law enforcement or other government agency preferred

THE BENEFITS

Maricopa County offers a Total Compensation Package that includes competitive salaries and a comprehensive, affordable benefits package. Our generous benefit options are some of the best in Arizona and just one of the unique advantages of working as a Maricopa County Emergency Dispatcher.

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Competitive Pay

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Paid Parental Leave*

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Full Benefits

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Paid Education and Training

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Retirement Security

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Paid Holidays and vacation

* Employees with 12 months of continuous service with the County are eligible for up to 240 hours (6 weeks) of Paid Parental Leave for the birth or adoption of a child. This is in addition to paid vacation and sick leave.

EXCELLENCE

APPLIES HERE.

If you’re called to a career with a higher purpose and meaning and possess the unique talents and traits that best serve members of law enforcement and the communities we serve, we encourage you to apply to become a MCSO Emergency Dispatcher today.