Kootenai County - 911 Emergency Communications Officers

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Job Overview

Department Kootenai County
TypeEntry Level
Job Title911 Emergency Communications Officers
Salary21.30 to 28.16/Hr/DOE
Location Coeur d Alene, ID

Job Announcement



Join the thin Gold Line


  • Extensive paid training programs – we pay to train you!
  • Serve YOUR community
  • No degree needed
  • Only 6 months of work experience needed
  • Excellent compensation and benefit package including retirement!



  • $21.30 - $28.16 DOE per hour to start (includes $.50 shift differential)
  • Extensive Employer Paid Certification and Training Program (see website for full details)
  • Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) pension plan with 5 year vesting, 94% employer contribution and lifetime payout upon retirement
  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits package. For example, employee-only medical/dental/vision premium of only $55.33 per month (nicotine free rate).  View our entire benefits package.  
  • 40 hours of paid vacation after 6 months of full time employment
  • View the full job description.



  • High School Diploma or GED and 6 months work experience (does not need to be related experience). Must complete an Emergency Communications Officer Course within eighteen months (18) of hiring.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable
  • Ability to keyboard 3321 key strokes per hour (KPH) - Required


CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE:   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kcgov/jobs/2976707/emergency-communications-officer-911?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs  Must successfully pass the County’s pre-employment and subsequent random drug tests. Must also pass a stringent Sheriff’s Office background and selection process to include: Oral Board, Skills Testing, Psychological and Polygraph Examination. Please view the automatic disqualifiers for working with the Sheriff’s Office before applying. https://www.kcgov.us/DocumentCenter/View/3974/Sheriffs-Office-Screening-Form-2020-PDF?bidId=


EOE/Vets Preference/Drug Free Workplace

Please direct questions regarding this position to kchr@kcgov.us

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