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Contact Information:
  • PO Box 189
  • Centreville MI, 49032

  • 125 W. Main St.
  • Centreville MI, 49032
  • Historic Courthouse - Third Floor
  • Phone: (269) 467-5500
  • Fax: (269) 467-5624

Employment Opportunities


Position: Police, Fire, EMS Telecommunicator - Full Time

Salary: $13.40 During Training; $17.79 - $23.12 an hour after training, with a comprehensive benefit package.

Hours: Full time including weekends and/or holidays. MUST be able to work all hours of the day and night-including over night shifts.

Posting Date: 03/2018

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Central Dispatch Director or designee, works within the Central Dispatch Center. Receives and handles 911 emergency calls and non-emergency calls. Follows established policies and procedures and obtains needed information from callers to determine the severity and urgency of the problem. Decides appropriate response and dispatches the proper emergency personnel. Also communicates emergency medical procedures to callers when necessary. Enters facts and information into the computer system and performs other clerical and administrative tasks.

Employment Qualifications:

  • Education: A high school diploma is required.
  • Experience: Prior experience or knowledge with Word, Excel, and Windows is preferred.
  • Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification; Certification as a LEIN operator; Experience in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

St. Joseph County, Michigan is an equal opportunity employer.


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