Communications Officer – E-911

Monroe, GA
Walton County Sheriff's Office

Salary: $18.12 hourly.

Essential Functions:

  • This position is responsible for answering emergency and non-emergency calls and for dispatching appropriate personnel.
  • Receives and screens incoming calls from the public and other user agencies; categorizes and prioritizes calls, including 911 calls.
  • Determines and dispatches the appropriate emergency personnel to incident locations; provides emergency medical instructions to callers prior to the arrival of responders as needed.
  • Receives, monitors, and dispatches radio traffic for specific fire, EMS, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Inquiries, retrieves, and monitors data from GCIC/NCIC databases; ensures compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Maintains contact with emergency personnel in the field.
  • Responds to driver’s license and vehicle information requests.
  • Monitors weather conditions and provides information as necessary; dispatches severe weather alerts as appropriate.
  • Participates in training exercises.
  • Dispatches wrecker services to accident scenes. Performs related duties.


  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • No experience requirements.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain GCIC/NCIC certification.
  • This position requires a completed Walton County employment application.
  • Electronic signatures are not accepted.
  • Resumes submitted without a completed application will not be considered.