Public Safety Telecommunicator/Jailer
Do you have a high school diploma, communicate well, have mad multi-tasking skills, are detail-oriented, and have desire for a meaningful and exciting career?
The Cook County Law Enforcement Center has an opening for a Public Safety Telecommunicator/Jailer.
PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR/JAILER
Join our team of professionals who will mentor you to succeed and grow in this position. Starting pay is $24.83 per hour along with a generous comprehensive benefit package.
• Daily Shift Differential Pay along with an additional $1.50 an hour for Saturdays and Sundays
• 11 paid Holidays at 12 hours per holiday
• Uniform Allowance
• On the job training and yearly continuous education.
This position has two primary responsibilities:
911 Dispatching and Jailer. 911 Dispatchers receive and prioritize all emergency and non-emergency requests for service. Dispatchers dispatch service providers to ensure community and public safety. The Dispatchers operate 24/7 including nights, weekends, and holiday shifts. All activities involve the use of computer technology, which requires a high level of accuracy, concentration, attention to detail, multi-tasking and independent judgement. The Jailer supervises the health and wellbeing of inmates. Jailer conducts well-being checks, serves meals, and attends to all medical needs, including dispersing medication. The Jailer is accountable for tracking inmate movements and providing timely and accurate reports.