Christian County Public Safety Communications, composed of 9-1-1 and Sheriff’s Office dispatch, currently employs 9 full-time telecommunicators and 3 part-time and accepts applications at any time. Responsibilities include routine and emergency dispatch functions for local police, fire and ambulance services. Information is received via radio, telephone (9-1-1 and Non-Emergency) and computer efficiency. Candidates with proven ability to work under stressful and/or emergency conditions will be given preference. Proficiency in data entry is required. Skill testing and drug screening (for the successful candidate) will be conducted. The salary range for telecommunicators is $18.00 to $25.00 per hour.

Christian County 9-1-1 is a department of Christian County and follows their prescribed hiring and personnel procedures. Applicants may apply for this position at the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, 301 W. Franklin St. Taylorville, IL 62568, at the Office Clerk’s desk on the main floor. You may also apply by mail or fax: 217/824-7890 after first requesting an application mailed to you, or you may send an email to to receive an application to fill out.

For more information, contact the Sheriff’s Office at (217) 824-4961.