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Dispatch Manager

Wood County Sheriff's Office

Agency City
Wisconsin Rapids
Agency State

Reason for Announcement:

Applications are now being accepted to
Fill vacancy
Type of Opening


Position Responsibilities

The Dispatch Center, has an opportunity for a Dispatch Manager. This position is responsible for the short and long term planning, budgeting, organization, direction, and staffing of the Wood County Dispatch Center to insure that public safety is protected in the most efficient manner and that the needs of the Dispatch Center’s customers are met.


Salary Minimum
Salary Maximum
Salary Type
Dependent on Qualifications


  • Deferred Compensation
  • Dental
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin Retirement Fund
Other Benefits
  • Wellness Incentive Plan
  • Ability to earn comp time
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
Number of Paid Holidays


  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems
  • No felony convictions
  • Previous experience
  • React quickly and effectively to stressful situations
  • Supervisory/Management Experience
  • U.S. citizen

Education Requirements:

Education Requirements
High school diploma
60 college credits / Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Additional Education Information
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration or related field with at least six (6) years' experience in emergency communications or services experience or an Associate Degree with eight (8) years' experience in direct management of dispatch/communications services and staff.


  • Background Check
  • Drug Screening
  • Oral Interviews
Affirmative Action (AA)
Affirmative Action (AA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
American Disability Act (ADA)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

How to Apply:

Contact Information:

Application Contact Name
Angel Meddaugh
Application Contact Title
HR Generalist
Application Contact Agency
Wood County
Application Contact Address

400 Market St
P.O. Box 8095
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
United States

Application Contact Phone
(715) 421-8462
Application Contact Fax
(715) 421-8692
Application Contact Email
Application Contact Website

Apply By:

Application Deadline


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