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SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
PART-TIME EMERGENCY 911 CALL TAKER


DOWNLOAD THE PRE-SCREEN QUESTIONNAIRE HERE

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is looking for special people who want to help others in their time of need. This is a great opportunity for students and others with existing time commitments. You will need to work at least 20 hours a week and in return, we will customize shifts around your schedule, as hours available are generally evenings, weekends and holidays. All training provided and no experience necessary.

This rewarding position is responsible for answering and processing all 911 calls and non-emergency calls for service using a computer aided dispatch system. The work environment is a stimulating high volume call center responsible for handling emergency services in a variety of situations. The hourly rate is $12.53 - $16.27 per hour, depending on applicable experience. Additional benefits include employer contributions to the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and the potential to advance within the agency. CLOSING DATE April 20, 2017.

Minimum qualifications for the position listed above include the following:
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of County geography and transportation system helpful.
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, and all holidays.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly.
  • Must be able to type 35 words per minute or better. You will take a typing test if selected for an interview. Various typing tests are available online and prospective applications are encouraged to practice before testing.

All candidates must fully complete and then 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 applicants@seminolesheriff.org or by hand delivering to the Information Desk.

Each applicant must have a Background Investigation Waiver (included with this package) notarized. Failure to have this document completed and submitted with your pre-screen questionnaire will disqualify your application. Any costs associated to the completion of this form are the responsibility of the applicant. The Sheriff’s Office does not provide notary service for this form. Each applicant is required to submit the Equal Employment Opportunity Reporting & Research Form and Veterans Preference Form (included with the pre-screen questionnaire package).

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). 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
applicants@seminolesheriff.org
(407) 665-6621

The Sheriff’s Office is committed to a diverse work force, is a drug free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.



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Seminole County Sheriff's Office
100 Eslinger Way
Sanford, Florida 32773
Phone: (407) 665-6600