Calhoun County Consolidated

Dispatch Authority


Serving Our Community One Call at aTime


Full and Part-Time Emergency Telecommunicator Position(s)


Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, Deputy Director and Dispatch Supervisors, the Emergency Telecommunicator (Dispatcher) receives, processes and dispatches 9-1-1 calls and non-emergency calls for police, fire and/or emergency medical services, maintains a customer service attitude and has the ability to handle a large volume of calls or contacts, sometimes under stressful conditions, as required. 


A complete job description for this position is posted on our website at 


Wage:                                                   Full-Time $15.67 - $21.87 per hour (7 steps)

                                                                Part-Time Start Pay - $13.01 After 2080 hours worked - $14.75 After         4160 hours worked - $15.60


Minimum Requirements:             High School diploma or GED.  Basic LEIN training or completion within twelve (12) months. Medical Priority Dispatch EMD training or completion within twelve (12) months.  Ability to effectively communicate orally and remain calm in emergency situations, required.   Data entry or related computer experience with ability to read maps, ability to distinguish colors and other printed material required.  Preferably two (2) years experience demonstrating ability to maintain confidentiality and loyalty.  Michigan Driver’s License, proof of insurance and own transportation, required.


Status:                                                  Combined 8 and 12 hour shift work


Location:                                              Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Center – Marshall, MI


                Position Opening:  January 10, 2017                                         Position Closing:  February 6, 2017           


Qualified applicants must submit the following items in order to be considered as having applied for the position(s):   Letter of Interest, Updated Resume, and a Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority Application for Employment.


Applications can be found on the Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority website at or can be picked up in the Human Resource Office at the Calhoun County Administration Building in Marshall (315 W. Green St., Marshall, MI  49068). 

Completed application packets must be received at the following location by 3 p.m. on February 6, 2017:                                             

Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority

RE:  Emergency Telecommunicator Position

315 W. Green St.

Marshall, MI  49068