Emergency Communications Supervisor - Open to current Larimer County Sheriff's Office Emergency Communications Operators only

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Position Type
Full Time - Regular
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Closing Date
US-CO-Fort Collins


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Provides administrative and supervisory support to the Communications Center and training to operators.  Dispatches required law enforcement, fire, medical, dive, and search and rescue personnel and equipment.

  • Receives general supervision from Emergency Communications Manager.
  • Exercises direct supervision over Emergency Communications Operators.
  • Provides administrative/supervisory support to the Communications Manager in coordinating the work of the Sheriff's Office Communications Center.
  • Provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate employees within the Emergency Communications Section; provides broad direction of all functions within the Emergency Communications Center; oversees policy and procedure standards; evaluates performance of emergency communications operators; conducts second-level review of performance evaluation; resolves pervasive and complex personnel problems.
  • Provides input on policies, procedures, goals, and objectives of the communications center.
  • Coordinates emergency communications operator schedules to ensure adequate coverage at all times; completes time accounting documentation and finds coverage when scheduled employees cannot assume assigned shifts.
  • Handles complaints from the public to ensure they are effectively resolved in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates computer-aided dispatch (CAD) programs, including assistance in completing CAD configurations.
  • Reports problems with all communications equipment and provide input on purchase of new equipment as needed.
  • Provides radio and other training to volunteer agencies and other agency components.
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks such as filing, record keeping, typing, report and tape preparation, and computer system updates.
  • Orders supplies and printing as needed.
  • Performs all duties of Emergency Communications Operators as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or necessary for performance of the job.


  • Two years of increasingly responsible duties in a communications center; experience working for a law enforcement agency preferred.
  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Possession of CPR certification by date of hire.
  • Possession of EMD certification.
  • NCIC/CCIC Certification.

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Other Information to Note: 

  • This posting is only open to current Larimer County Sheriff's Office Employees.
  • All application componenets must be submitted by 10:00 PM MT on the closing date listed.
  • Posting salary is based off of the 2017 Step Plan.


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