Applicants for the position of 911 "Basic Telecommunicator" require a high school
diploma or GED. Experience in Public Safety dispatching preferred,
but not required. KY Public Safety Basic Telecommunicator certification
All applicants will take a computer based pre-employment test. You must
also comply with requirements of (TPS) -
Telecommunicator Professional Standards Act of KY (KRS 15.530 –
15.590) requires a criminal history
check, suitability screening, polygraph examination, finger
printing, and drug screening.
Full-time employees must attend the Kentucky Telecommunications
academy in Richmond Kentucky for a total of (205) hours. Part-time
employees must attend a CJIS (40) hour course in Richmond
Kentucky. All employees must complete an in-house training program
for (8) weeks.