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Cherokee County E-911 · Communications Officer (Full-time)

Cherokee County E 9-1-1 serves as the communications link between the public and emergency responders. Cherokee County E 9-1-1 is searching for Communications Officers who will be trained at the center to answer 911 calls and dispatch both emergency and non-emergency calls to local agencies.

Cherokee County Communications Officers work in an environment like no other. Some personal characteristics that will help you decide if this career choice is right for you are a desire to help people and a value that you take in life and property. Citizens, police, firefighters, paramedics and other first responders will depend on you in their time of need. The decisions you make and the actions you take have a lasting impact on the people that Cherokee County proudly serves. The position is not one of glamour and fame but rather the "unseen hero" of most incidents that occur in Cherokee County. Possessing good multi-tasking skills and the quick decision making will help you succeed in this ever-demanding and constantly evolving career.