Sheriffs' Association of Texas

10/08/2019

Victoria County Sheriff's Office (Telecommunication Officer Position)

THE VICTORIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
THE COUNTY OF VICTORIA IS AN
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Answers phones and facilitates callers with requests for emergency and non-emergency service for police, fire, and emergency medical service.
  2. Directs caller inquiries and non-emergency calls to the appropriate agency or organization.
  3. Dispatches law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical personnel and notifies support and crisis personnel as needed through the use of multi-channel radio system.
  4. Operates telephone, computer, radios, intercoms, and other related equipment.
  5. Requests and disseminates vehicle registrations, driver's license information, criminal history, and other information through the use of the Texas/National Crime Information Center database computer systems.
  6. Obtains computer information and disseminates to law enforcement officials and investigators. Enters related information into the system.
  7. Sends and receives teletype information to and from related agencies.
  8. Maintains records or logs of work performed such as calls assigned to law enforcement officers.
  9. Sends requests and responses for warrant information to related agencies via teletype.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Typing speed of 30 wpm or better; experience with computer systems
  • Ability to pass a basic spelling and aptitude test
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in highly stressful, sometimes emergency situations
  • Ability to obtain Telecommunications Operator certification from TCOLE
  • Willingness to work shift work, holidays, and weekends
  • Preference will be given to those who currently hold a TCOLE Telecommunications license.

Salary Rate: $20.13 per hour
Closing Date: Open until filled

Submit applications to:
Lt. Will Franklin, Training Coordinator

VCSO personnel must complete a Supplemental Employment
Application and submit their resume, along with a complete training record to the Training Division by Noon, October 11th, 2019.