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Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778

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Emergency Dispatch Supervisor
Posting Number: 20-10-21-2477
Pay Grade: 169
Minimum Salary: $17.99/hour
Public Safety Support
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:
The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform duties to monitor, supervise, and participate in emergency and non-emergency call taking and dispatch operations within the Emergency Dispatch Center on assigned shift, provide technical guidance to staff, document departmental activities, and ensure that shift operations are performed in compliance with policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements, working within the limits of standard or accepted practice.

Pre-Employment Background and Drug test required.

As a condition of employment for the above positions, you are subject to the following requirements:

Employees are required to be able to work any weekday, weekend, night, or holiday. Employees must be willing to work on rotating shifts, to serve on-call status, to attend mandatory meetings and to be subject to hold-over or call-back on short notice.

Employees are required to have their calls monitored and recorded.

Employees may be required to remain on duty until relief is obtained even in the event of illness or family emergency.

Employees are required to be subject to a lock down status during natural and manmade disasters, while family members are elsewhere, for the duration of the emergency.

This position may be required to assist with emergency support functions in the event of a declared emergency and/or any other emergency duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

• High school graduate or equivalent
• Two Year Degree or equivalent


• Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Certification^
• IAED – EMD or EMD-Q Certification*
• IAED – EFD or EFD-Q Certification*
• State of Florida – Department of Health Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification*
• American Heart Association CPR Certification – Basic Life Support (BLS)^
• National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) IS-700.B: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System^
• NIMS – IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS100^
• NIMS – IS-200.C: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response^
• NIMS – E0400 – Advanced ICS Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents*

*required within 12 months of hire/promotion ^required within 6 months of hire/promotion


• Emergency Number Professional (ENP)
• Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) – Communications Training Officer Certification


• Three years experience as an Emergency Dispatcher/Telecommunicator with at least one year in a supervisory capacity.
• Ability to type at least 35 words per minute.
• Ability to operate the telecommunications phone and radio systems.
• Ability to use CAD or other related software and system.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to transcribe verbal information and provide verbal instructions by telephone and radio.
• Ability to deal calmly and tactfully with callers.
• Ability to read a map and locate vehicles and locations on the map.
• Knowledge of the principles of effective supervision.
• Ability to plan, organize, direct, educate, evaluate, and mentor the work of subordinates.

Full time employees are offered a competitive benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, retirement, health, dental and other benefits.


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