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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: Emergency Communications
Job Title: Emergency Communications - Call Taker Trainee
Salary: $13.716 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:


Prior to taking the required tests your must register online at www.kansasworks.com (click on Job Seekers to Create a Profile).

After your profile is created you must take your test at the Wichita Workforce Center located at  2021 N. Amidon, Suite 1100, Wichita, KS 67203. There is no appointment necessary.

The hours are:  Monday – Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm, Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm

If you have tested within the past one year contact Lucas Wright (316-660-1160) for scores
Job Objectives:
Responsible for answering 9-1-1 calls and entering information into Computer Aided Dispatch system.
Essential Job Functions:
  1. Receives emergency and non-emergency calls for service for law enforcement, fire and EMS.
  2. Prioritizes and enters calls into Computer Aided Dispatch System.
  3. Makes effective and immediate decisions based on preset guidelines.
  4. Makes appropriate referrals to other agencies or departments as required.
  5. Performs on-call duties on a rotating basis.
  6. Performs overtime duties on a rotating basis.
  7. Performs other related work as required
Job Standards:
  1. High School Diploma or equivalent
Testing/Screening Requested:
  1. Typing 35WPM
  2. Wonderlic 20% or better
  3. Must pass a pre-employment Occupational Physical Exam
Work Environment:
  1. Communications Center
  2. Usual working days/hours: Shift work
  3. Location of work: 911 center, 714 N. Main
Must pass KBI background check and pre-employment urine drug screen.
*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*
Sedgwick County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: SC013017

Open Date: 1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: