Employment Opportunities

Lee County 911 Telecommunicator

The Lee County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the position of 911 Telecommunicator

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to answering 9-1-1 telephones, transmitting vital information to emergency personnel via the radio, relaying information via the Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, and answering administrative lines serving police, fire, and EMS. 

Salary: $43,475.67 (as of 12/1/2017)

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements established by the Lee County Sheriff's Department: 

  • U.S. citizenship;  
  • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of application;
  • Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent;
  • Ability to pass a written examination, a full police background investigation, psychological exam, drug, hearing, and vision screenings;
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, along with overtime that may be mandatory;
  • Schedule flexibility and multi-tasking skills are paramount;
  • Residency Requirement: Within one year of hire date, full-time employees (not assigned a County vehicle for work purposes), shall have the opportunity to reside within Lee County, or within a 15-mile radius of the work location (defined as the Lee County Sheriff's Office: 306 S. Hennepin, Dixon, IL 61021).  Employees are encouraged to live within the borders of Lee County.  Full-time employees issued a County vehicle for work purposes shall live within the boundaries of Lee County;   
  • Pay a $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee.

To apply for any of these positions or obtain additional information, please visit the following website: http://www.applytoserve.com
** Make sure to choose Lee County 911 Telecommunicator **

The Lee County, IL Sheriff's Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Last Updated -  07/25/2018