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INTERESTED IN BECOMING A dispatcher?

The goal of the Communications Center is to provide prompt and efficient response to calls for service in emergency, non-emergency and other public safety situations. Our goal is achieved by the utilization of qualified professional personnel, a Computer Aided Dispatch System, Radio System, and a computerized Enhanced 911 Telephone System. 

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center prioritizes the handling of calls based on immediate threat to life and/or property. 

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is looking for people just like you to answer the call to start your career as a Public Safety Dispatcher. If you have a high school diploma and our community is your calling, apply today!

SALARY SCHEDULE

TIME IN SERVICE

Entry Level

6 Months

After 2 Years

After 3 Years

After 4 Years

After 5 Years

MONTHLY

$3,952.66

$4,152.68

$4,363.64

$4,584.58

$4,817.36

$5,105.12

ANNUAL

$47,431.92

$49,832.16

$52,363.68

$55,014.96

$57,808.32

$61,261.44

Age 18+ can apply

HIRING PROCESS

1

Submit Your Application

2

Pass Typing Test

3

Pass CritiCall Dispatching  Exam

4

Begin Background Check

5

Interviews

6

Finalize Background Check

7

Medical Exams

8

Psychological Written Exam

9

Law Enforcement

Psychologist Interview

Shelby County Sheriff's Office employees
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