SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
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The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is now accepting pre-screen questionnaires for Communications Specialist. This position is responsible for emergency and non-emergency police dispatching services to include receiving and processing telephone complaints, operating teletype systems, and dispatching law enforcement officers to calls for service. The salary for this position is $13.79 per hour or $30,177.36 annually. Pre-screen questionnaires are being accepted until October 9, 2017.
Minimum qualifications for the position listed above include the following:
All candidates must fully complete and submit a pre-screen questionnaire which can be secured by clicking here or by visiting the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office Information Desk located at 100 Eslinger Way, Sanford, Florida 32773. The pre-screen questionnaire may be submitted via email to email@example.com or by hand delivering to the Information Desk.
- Must have a High School Diploma or GED
- Knowledge of County geography and transportation system helpful
- Must be willing to work 12-hour shifts (day or night), weekends, and all holidays
- Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly
- Must be able to type 35 CWPM and requires applicants to successfully pass a typing test
Each applicant must have a Background Investigation Waiver (included in the pre-screen questionnaire) notarized. Failure to include this notarized waiver with your pre-screen questionnaire will disqualify your application. Any costs associated with notarization are the responsibility of the applicant. The Sheriff’s Office does not provide notary service for this form.
Successful applicants will be required to complete and submit an entire employment application which will be provided to the applicant by Human Resources. The applicant will then submit to a thorough background investigation, which includes, but not limited to, past employment/education verification, driver’s license review, credit history, prior drug use history, arrest/conviction record, and computerized voice stress analysis (CVSA) testing. A certified examiner administers the CVSA with questions addressing illegal drug use and general questions of honesty and criminal history. Any dishonesty or deception on the pre-screen questionnaire or employment application will disqualify your application.
The background investigation process may take 3-6 months depending upon the complexity of the applicant’s background. Applicants selected for employment will be provided a conditional offer and required to submit to a medical examination with drug screening.
Candidates for employment must comply with the Body Ornamentation policy which includes tattoos, brands, intentional body/tongue piercing (not including normal piercing of the earlobe for earrings) or mutilation and dental ornamentation. “Visible” is defined as body ornamentation that is visible on the arm below the sleeve of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt or above the collar of a short sleeve or golf-style shirt. Any visible body ornamentation must be disclosed at the time of application.
Applicants who are not selected for employment will receive written notification from Human Resources, to include justification based on the following disqualifiers: negative background, failure to meet minimum qualifications as outlined in the specific job description, or any additional information discovered during the interview process. Applicants will be eligible to reapply with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office after one year from the date of notification.
Please direct any questions to:
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office
Human Resources Division
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford, FL 32773
The Sheriff’s Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.