Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Communications Officer (Dispatch)
Full-time
Henderson County Sheriff's Office
Henderson County Sheriff's Office
206-A North Murchison St.
75751 Athens , TX
Job Description: 
The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Communication Officer (Dispatch) position. Applications may be picked up from and turned into the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office at 206-A North Murchison St. in Athens, Texas between 8am and 4:30 pm Monday – Friday. 
 
Closing Date for Applying Until position is filled 
 
Starting Salary $34,367.76 
 
Selection Process Includes 
 
  • Oral Interview
  • Drug screening test
  • Background investigation 
  • Physical / medical examination
  • Physiological exam  
 
 
Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 
Qualifications Include  
 
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED
  • No felony convictions
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Hold a valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Able to handle high stress situations 
  • Work in a fast pace environment 
  • Perform multiple task simultaneously 
  • Able to work nights, weekends, holidays and rotating shift
  • Work 40 hours per week and overtime when required
  • Basic typing skills
  • Ability to speak clearly and accurately 
  • Maintain the absolute confidentiality of all records and information 
  • Able to work with others and as a team
  • Able to make sound judgements 
  • Use courtesy and professionalism at all times
  • Able to deal with the public and fellow employees in a tactful and diplomatic manner
  • Gather information efficiently and effectively