9-1-1 Calltaker/Public Safety Dispatcher


Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1


Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 is seeking applicants for the position of 9-1-1 Calltaker / Public Safety Dispatcher.


Full time, shift work.

Job Details & Functions

This position is responsible for the general operations of the 9-1-1 Dispatch Center. Handles incoming 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency telephone calls for service and dispatch a public safety response, use the Computer Aided Dispatch computer system, monitor the radio transmissions, record maintenance and the use of various office equipment.

Wage Scale as of May 1, 2017:     
Telecommunicator (> 2 years)             $15.11
Telecommunicator I (2-4 years)           $16.99
Telecommunicator II (4-15 years)        $18.90
Telecommunicator III (15+ years)        $19.07

Vacation:  10 days after completion of the first year, progresses to 20 days after 13 years of service

Holidays:  12 paid holidays per year

Sick Leave:  6 hours earned per month

Health Insurance:  Provided for the employee by the City of Quincy at a cost sharing of 85% of the premium paid by employer and 15% of the premium paid by the employee beginning the first month after three months of employment.  Dependent coverage is available.

Job Requirements

The applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  College a plus.

How to apply

An employment application packet may be downloaded at:


Send completed application and resume to:

Director, Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1
222 N. 52nd ST
Quincy, IL 62305