The Grant County Sheriff's Office goal is to provide a safe and crime free atmosphere. It is also the goal to protect the public and their property.
Peace Officers of the Grant County Sheriff's Office are sworn to uphold the Federal and State Constitutions and to enforce Federal, State and Local Laws.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office is responsible for answering calls, operating the enhanced 9-1-1 telephone and radio service, Court Security, Prisoner Transport, Civil Process, Investigation, Central Records keeping and Water Safety.
Grant County Dispatcher/Records Clerk
Grant County, an Equal Opportunity Employer, located in Elbow Lake is currently accepting applications for two openings of an 80% Dispatcher/Records Clerk. Required qualifications include a high school diploma and knowledge of fundamentals and operations of communication/dispatch systems. The position, under the direction of the Chief Deputy and guidance of the Records Supervisor, is responsible for monitoring receiving and transmitting radio traffic for all Grant County law enforcement, fire departments, and emergency medical personnel. Knowledge of computer operation and the use of business productivity software or applications/software designed for law enforcement use, information storage, communication and/or retrieval preferred. The Dispatcher/Records Clerk receives, monitors and handles all 911, alarms, non-emergency, fire and ambulance calls and transfers throughout the county; documents and records all calls into department records; and assists department personnel in typing interviews, investigation and complaint reports of law enforcement personnel. Basic understanding of department procedures as it applies to dispatch and record keeping activities desired.
The Dispatcher/Records Clerk is a non-exempt, union position. Beginning pay is $19.98 per hour. Pro-rated health insurance and pension benefits are also offered. An application may be obtained from the Grant County website, http://www.co.grant.mn.us/ or calling 218-685-8323, to request an application. Application must be submitted either online or placed in our drop box at the Grant County building, 15 Central Ave North, Elbow Lake, MN 56531. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 10th at 1:00p.m.
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