Pima Sheriff's department needs 9-1-1 dispatchers - Tucson News Now

Pima Sheriff's department needs 9-1-1 dispatchers

By Rachel Krismann / Tucson News Now Intern

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Pima County Sheriff's Department is looking for 9-1-1 dispatchers.

The application process, open until March 8, has multiple vacancies.

"Individuals who are a team player, highly motivated, have the ability to multi-task and who enjoy a fast-paced work enviornment are highly encouraged to apply," Deputy Tom Peine said.

The hiring process is for July and September academies. Those chosen will attend a revamped training academy.

"The Dispatch Academy consists of eight weeks mixed format lecture, scenario, hands-on and technology based training followed by 16 weeks of phased of on-the-job training in the Department's Communications Center," Peine said.

The Sheriff's Department will host an Online Career Chat on their Facebook page, www.facebook.com/pimasheriff, at 9 a.m. Tuesday where those interested can get their questions answered.

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