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Hiring 9-1-1 Dispatchers

The Whiteside County Sheriff's Merit Commission is accepting applications for 9-1-1 Dispatchers, with positions in Morrison, and Sterling, IL.  Applications will be accepted through February 24, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.  Starting pay is $17 per hour.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Whiteside County Law Enforcement Center, 400 N. Cherry Street, Morrison, IL, or printed from the website www.whiteside.org under "Documents & Forms."  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Applicants must have or pass the following requirements:

  • be at least 18 years of age at time of application and provide proof of birth date with application
  • earned a High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate
  • have at least 20/50 binocular vision without glasses, correctable to 20/20 with glasses, and shall not be color blind
  • pass physical examination; background check, which will include polygraph and psychological examination; drug screening.

Education, expertise, and skills will be considered in screening the application for testing.  The testing for the list will be as follows:  written test.  (Credit given for military service if copy of DD214 form is provided at time of application.)

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