Skip to main content

Communications Officer


TO APPLY: Please complete the application at, Employment Opportunities. Do you want to be an essential link in a strong network of first responders? We have the job for you! Consider becoming a 911 / Communications Officer! Barton County is looking for talented individuals open to working with citizens in emergency situations and with first responders……from a safe distance. Communications officers utilize radios, computers and telephone lines to receive and dispatch messages to highly trained professionals.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, or Experience

What’s required? High School diploma or GED, shift work, multi-tasking, passing a security background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical assessment. You’ll receive training to help you obtain the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certification (within six months of hire) and Emergency Medical Dispatch and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR certifications (within first year of hire). Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply! Position starts at $17.50 / hr. with an increase after training is complete. Apply on-line at, Employment Opportunities or stop by 1500 Kansas, Administrator's Office in Great Bend, KS.

Get Job Notifications

Free Subscription to Our Newsletter