Job Details


Division: Sheriff's Department
Contact Name: Lt. Chad Carson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (740) 670-5529
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 10/5/2015
Position Location: 155 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055
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Position Description:

Dispatchers are responsible for: answer incoming calls from citizens requiring law enforcement services, utilize radio equipment to dispatch appropriate officers to calls for service, provide updated information to officers in a timely fashion, complete records searches using various software applications and complete data entry tasks.

Brief Description:

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified candidates to build an eligibility list for current and future positions as Law Enforcement Dispatchers. Licking County Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers work in a state of the art emergency dispatch center and provide law enforcement dispatch services to multiple public safety agencies in Licking County. Licking County provides competitive salary and benefit packages to employees.

Job Prerequisites:

Minimum Qualifications: 21 years of age, US citizen, valid Ohio driver’s license, high school diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications): Upon hire, candidates must complete the agency Field Training Program for Dispatchers and obtain additional job related certifications.

Application Procedure:

Those meeting the minimum qualifications and are interested in consideration for employment must submit a Licking County Sheriff’s Office application for employment. Candidates may obtain a copy of the application by picking one up a the Licking County Sheriff’s Office or by visiting www.lickingcountysheriff’ Completed applications may be dropped off at the Sheriff’s Office or mailed to Lt. Chad Carson 155 East Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055.

 Successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen and background check

Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


$42,713.63 (probationary)

$44,848.96 (after 1 year)

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Salary