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Sheriff’s Office telecommunicators earn between $11.72 per-hour to a maximum of $20.36 per-hour. Shifts are rotated from days to nights every four months. 

Job benefits include the following:
Florida Retirement System 
Health benefits, including long/short-term disability 
Life insurance 
Health and wellness program 
Workers compensation 
9 paid holidays 
Employee Assistance Program 
Partial Tuition Refund Program 
Personal leave time 
Military leave 
Educational leave 
Bereavement leave 
Uniforms 
Overtime and court compensation 

How do I apply?
Quick reference link to “How to Apply/Hiring”

What does it take to become a telecommunicator with VCSO?
Quick reference link to “How to Apply/Hiring”

What certifications are required as telecommunicator with VCSO? 
9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicator certification 
Emergency Medical Dispatch certification 
CPR certification 
NIMS IS100LeB certification 
NIMS IS200 certification 
NIMS IS317 certification 
NIMS IS700 certification 
FDLE CJIS certification 
All noted certifications will be completed during the course of training once hired.

What kind of schedule do telecommunicators work?
12-hour shifts with rotating days off. Shifts also rotate approximately every 4 months from days to nights and vice versa. 

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How much does a telecommunicator make?
Quick reference link to “How to Apply/Hiring”

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352

Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151

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