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JeffCom 911


  • Contact Information

    JeffCom 911
    81 Elkins Rd
    Port Hadlock, Washington 98376
    Phone: (360) 344-9779
    Department Website

Agency Added: 01/23/2018 | Last updated: 06/26/2018

Community Information

Port Townsend is the largest city in Jefferson County, it is a maritime community that hosts many festivals, regattas, and numerous other activities year round. This is a beautiful community with several state parks, water based activities, hiking, nearby skiing, fishing, hunting, and so much more! The community is approximately an hour to the Bainbridge Ferry, which takes its fares to downtown Seattle—you’ll have all the benefits of living in a small town, with the convenience of being able to go into the city for concerts, plays, and city nightlife.

Department Information

JeffCom 911 provides all dispatch services for Jefferson County. All emergency calls for service for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services are received and dispatched through this center, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. JeffCom has E-911 technology, with New World Systems (NWS) CAD and Records Management software. There are 10 dispatchers, typically working in pairs, and 2 dispatch supervisors.

Area Information

  • County: Jefferson
  • Population: 31,139

Agency Requirements:

 
Category Requirement Required at time of..
Test Hire
Minimum Age 18   X
US Citizen/Lawful Permanent Resident Must provide proof of identity and employment eligibility within three days of beginning work.   X
High School Grad/ GED Yes X  
Driver's License Required Yes   X
Felony Conviction(s) as an Adult Felony conviction(s) as an adult will disqualify. X  
Felony Conviction(s) as a Juvenile Will be carefully reviewed on a case by case basis X  
Ability to Read & Write the English Language Must possess the ability to read, speak, and write the English language.   X
Vision Requirements Correctable to 20/20   X
Current Hiring Status This Agency allows out of state testing.
   
Other Must be able to type 40 WPM with 90% accuracy.

Work Shifts: Days, Swings & Graveyard. Rotating 8-10-12 hour shifts with start times staggered throughout the day to facilitate 24/7 coverage. Must be flexible to work all shifts and holidays based on organizational needs. Overtime may be assigned with little or no notice.
   
Multiple Scores from Same Applicant We consider the highest score received within the past one year    
Request/ Access Scores On an as-needed basis as vacancies occur    

Agency Disqualifiers:

THE FOLLOWING ARE AUTOMATIC AND POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS. APPLICANTS SHOULD NOT APPLY TO OUR AGENCY IF THEY INDICATE ANY OF THE AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS. POTENTIAL DISQUALIFIERS WILL BE CONSIDERED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS.

Category Disqualifier
Drug Usage
AutomaticIllegal drug substance usage or exposure within past 5 year(s).
AutomaticIllegal use of illegal drugs in the last 5 year(s).
AutomaticIllegal use of ANY controlled substance while employed in a criminal justice capacity.
PotentialOther drug use outside these standards will be considered on case by case basis.
AutomaticNo illegal sale of ANY drug, including marijuana.
AutomaticPattern of illegal use of prescription medication.
Criminal Activity
AutomaticAny adult felony conviction.
PotentialAdult misdemeanor convictions will be carefully reviewed.
PotentialJuvenile felony conviction will be carefully reviewed.
Employment
AutomaticLied during any stage of the hiring process.
AutomaticFalsified his or her application, personal history questionnaire, or any other forms during hiring process.

Current Hiring Status

The eligibility list is a continuous listing and maintained as scores are received from PST with oral board interviews conducted on an as-needed basis. Number of Current Vacancies: 1

Salary Information

Salary range: $19.11- $27.72 per hour

Benefit Information

Competitive Benefits package that includes: Medical, dental, vision. Paid sick leave and vacation. 11 paid holidays including 2 floating holidays a year. Longevity and a continuing education incentive.