CountyLogoMdThe Butts County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Department is seeking applicants for full-time employees for the postion of 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 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.

Applicants must be well versed in the use of computers and should be able to type up to 40 words per minute with accuracy.

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 through the month of October, 2013 and may be picked up at the Commissioners Office, 625 W. Third Street, Suite 4, Jackson Georgia 30233.

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 and requirements for certification.

• 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 Training Officer/Interim Director, Sonia Sands at 770-775-8232, Monday-Friday from 8-5.

Butts County is an equal opportunity employer.