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Benzie County Central Dispatch – 911 Director 
Annual Salary: TBD
Application deadline:  August 31, 2019
Benzie County seeks an experienced individual, with strong technical and leadership skills to oversee the day to day administration of the Benzie County 911 Dispatch Center. The 911 Director plans, organizes, directs and administers the performance and operations of the Benzie County 911 Dispatch Center. The Director is responsible for coordinating, assessing and monitoring operations and staff levels to ensure quality services are provided in an efficient, cost-effective and timely manner.
Essential tasks include but not limited to developing and implementing operation policies, preparing and administering the annual fund budget, oversees hiring, training and supervision of all 911 dispatch personnel, assists with contract negotiation, verbal and written communications; coordination and collaboration with local, regional and state agencies. The Director also is responsible for organizing the Advisory Board meetings, strategic planning efforts as it relates to the 911 Dispatch Center, and acts as the liaison to the County Administrator and County Board of Commissioners to achieve expected public safety results.Minimum qualifications include experience and knowledge with police, fire, and/or emergency services; knowledge of fund accounting and purchasing procedures. Must be accurate and skilled with grammar, spelling, basic math and comfortable with public speaking.
Associates degree in Public Safety Communications or related field. Four to six years of directly related, progressively responsible experience, including two years of supervisory or managerial experience.

Must be able to work constructively with elected officials, departments, community officials and citizens, and have ability to present pertinent information to groups.
Submit cover letter, resume, completed application (available at http://www.benzieco.net), and five (5) work related references to the Deputy County Administrator, Maridee Cutler, 448 Court Place, Beulah, MI 49617 or email to mcutler@benzieco.net by August 31, 2019 EOE. Wage is dependent on qualifications.



Plymouth Township – Police Service Aide

Annual Salary: $51,828 – $61,012
Application deadline:  Open Until Filled
Additional Information:  PSA Job Annoucement
Application:  Plymouth – Application

This position is responsible for answering telephone calls requesting information or services (including emergency 9-1-1 calls for service), and performs other task related to the department duties. This includes but is not limited to; inputting information into and operating the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, filling requests for information from LEIN and other computer data bases received from department personnel; dispatching police, fire and rescue to respective “runs”; assisting citizens with requests for information or complaints; monitoring local and state radio frequencies; operating emergency notification systems for community warning announcements and other various duties associated with prisoners and the lockup facility.

Please refer to this document to view the announcement:  Plymouth – Police Service Aide