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911 Communications Technician Specialist Lateral

Position:   911 Communications Technician Specialist - Lateral 

Status: Full-Time position with excellent benefit package

Rate of Pay:  $ 19.56 – $24.71 per hour 

Union Position- Expected wage increase in 2024

Currently in Union Negotiations

Shift:   Variable

Days, nights, and weekends 

Closing Date:   Open until filled


  • Must have high school diploma/GED and one-year general clerical experience
  • Must be DPSST basic telecommunications certified with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a primary or secondary public safety answering point.  EMD certification preferred.
  • Experience with LEDS, a CAD system.  Preferred experience with VESTA  911 phone system.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to multi-task; to receive information and to distribute that information to the appropriate service responder at the same time.
  • Ability to work independently; without immediate supervision
  • Ability to work with highly sensitive information and maintain confidentiality 
  • Must meet the requirements of the job description
  • Must pass criminal history check, job related testing which includes split ear listening skills.


Application and job description documents are available below. 


Wallowa County is an EEOC with Veterans Preference