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WE ARE HIRING COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS! Starting Salary – $42,868.80
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Consolidated Emergency Communications Center (ECC) is the Primary Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for Okaloosa County. Our Public Safety Telecommunicators (PST) dispatch for the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, Shalimar Police Department, NWF State College Police, Okaloosa County Emergency Medical Services, and 13 Fire Departments within the county. Public Safety Telecommunicators receive agency and state-certified training to help them assess situations, obtain pertinent information, and dispatch the appropriate resources efficiently and promptly. Our team is certified through the Academy of Emergency Dispatch, ensuring professional emergency call-taking and dispatching services. The Communications Division is certified through the Florida Telecommunications Accreditation Commission.
To contact the Sheriff’s Office for non-emergency situations, dial our non-emergency number at 850-651-7400.
Our 9-1-1 center continues its goals of advancement in utilizing the latest and most up to date technology, offering text to 9-1-1 services when you can’t speak with an operator safely. Call if you can, text if you can’t!