The Butts County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Department is seeking full-time employment for a 9-1-1 Communications Officer. Selected applicants perform critical work relating to the receiving, processing and dispatching of emergency calls; processing and logging of radio traffic between the dispatch center and field emergency and public safety units and performing associated duties and tasks. The position requires the flexibility to work 12 hours shifts which may be day or night shifts depending on the needs of the department. Selected applicants must be versed in multitasking and able to work unimpaired in stressful situations. Selected employee will be required to attend state mandated training within the probationary period for the purpose of attaining certification as a POST Certified Communications Officer and a GCIC Terminal Operator.

We are a drug free work place and all applicants must submit to a drug test and criminal history background check prior to hire. Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2015 at 5:00 pm and may be picked up at the Commissioner’s Office, 625 W. Third Street, Suite 4, Jackson Georgia 30233 or downloaded at the link below.

Note: Applicants must have a clean criminal history. Persons with felony convictions will not be considered under any circumstances due to the nature of the position.

• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Valid Driver’s License
• Legal ability to seek and secure employment within the United States

For further information, contact the Director of Communications, Sonia Sands, at 770-775-8232, Monday-Friday from 8-5.

Please click here to download an Employment Application.

Butts County is an equal opportunity employer.