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The Allamakee county Sheriff's Office is seeking applications for a full-time Dispatcher/Corrections Officer. This position will involve cross training in dispatching and corrections. Duties include interpreting, prioritizing and dispatching sheriff's deputies, city police, and fire departments , ambulances to emergency and non-emergency calls throughout the county. Other duties include care, safety and security of prisoners confined in the county jail. This position is for nights, every other weekend and holidays, 6 pm to 6 am. Shift differential and earned time off or holiday pay apply.

The E911 Dispatcher/Corrections Officer shall have the ability to speak clearly and act effectively in emergency situations and interact in a courteous and professional manner with staff, inmates and the general public.

Benefits: Employer paid health insurance, cafeteria plan, paid vacation after one year, and Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System benefits. Starting hourly wage $17.35/hr.

Applications: The Allamakee County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for this position until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Applications may be downloaded at www.allamakee.us/employment or picked up at the Allamakee County Sheriff's Office located at 877 State Highway 9, Waukon, IA.

Please return completed applications to:

c/o K. Berns, Allamakee County Sheriff's Office at 877 State Highway 9, Waukon, IA.

For more information, please contact Kerri Berns at 563-568-4521 or email questions to kberns@co.allamakee.ia.us.

Equal Opportunity Employer