Job Details

Communications / Law Enforcement Dispatcher

Division: Sheriff's Department
Contact Name: Captain Chris Slayman - Community Services Division
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5534
Contact Fax: 740-670-5580
Date Posted: 1/13/2021
Position Location: 783 Irvingwick Drive SW, Heath, Ohio 43056
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Position Description:

Answers incoming telephone calls, operates radio console and peripheral electronic equipment to relay information concerning law enforcement and other emergency information.

Brief Description:

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office is seeking qualified applicants to build an eligibility list to fill and build current and future positions as law enforcement dispatchers.

Job Prerequisites:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 21 years of age, U.S. Citizen, valid Ohio Driver’s License, High School Diploma or equivalency diploma.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Upon hire, candidate must successfully complete a field training program and become trained and certified in Emergency Police and Medical protocols. Must become CPR certified and LEADS certified.

Application Procedure:

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Those interested in being considered for this position must complete an agency employment application. The application can be found by visiting under the “Employment Information” page. Any questions regarding the hiring process for a Law Enforcement Dispatcher position may be directed to Capt. Slayman (740) 670-5534 or by email at

Successful candidates will be subject to Criti-Call testing and a panel interview process. Additionally, successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen and background investigation.


SALARY: Based on current Labor Agreement

$22.44/ hour (starting salary)

$23.56 / hour (after two years of service)

About UFA:

Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly