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Campbellsville-Taylor County E 9-1-1 Communications
125 W. First St.  Campbellsville, KY 42718
270 465-8000     270 789-8711 (fax)

Interested in a Career?

Apply today and join our team.

The E9-1-1 Communications Center is located at 125 W. First St in Campbellsville, KY.  We are a full service agency equipped with multi-line phone system, CAD, Enhanced 9-1-1, Rapid SOS, LINK/NCIC and a Code Red civil alert system used to send alerts during imminent severe weather.  We dispatch for Campbellsville Police, Taylor County Sheriff, Campbellsville Fire/Rescue, Campbellsville-Taylor County EMS, Campbellsville University Campus Safety, Taylor County Animal Shelter and Taylor County Coroner’s Office.  In addition, we work closely with Emergency Management, Kentucky State Police, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, Kentucky State Police Rangers, US Corp of Engineers, and Air Medical Agencies, just to name a few.

The 9-1-1 Center can be stressful but it is a very rewarding career in which you can be a part of saving someone’s life and making a difference just by being here for the people/communities we serve.

How to Apply

Submit completed job application.

Applications can be submitted on line by visiting: Here

or picked up in person at City Hall located at 110 S. Columbia Ave, Campbellsville, KY.

What does it take to become a 9-1-1 Dispatcher?

  • Be at least 18 years old and a U.S. Citizen
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License (Must not have accumulation of 9 or more points for traffic violations)
  • Must Not have been convicted of a felony or have any criminal action pending against you.
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical examination
  • Must Not be a current user of illegal drugs
  • Must not have bought, sold or possessed marijuana within three years prior to the time of the application; or bought, sold or possessed any controlled substance or narcotic.
  • Must pass a pre-employment written and oral psychological evaluation
  • Must pass a pre-employment polygraph examination
  • Experience preferred but not required

Training Requirements

  • Kentucky Public Safety Dispatch Academy (Paid training that includes 164 hours then 8 hours annually.
  • CJIS training
  • In house Training Program

Traits of a Telecommunicator

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Dedication to team work
  • High morals, character and integrity
  • Good judgement
  • Emotional self-control Active listener
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinker
  • Patient and calm under pressure
  • Dedicated

Telecommunicator Benefits

Salary – Uncertified Candidates

  • Starting pay $15.00/hr
  • $15.50/hr upon successful completion from DOCJT
  • $16.00/hr – salary increases after the completion of a one-year probationary period.  The probation period begins after obtaining certification.

Salary – Lateral Certified Telecommunicators

  • 1-3 years of DOCJT/KSP Certified Experience  ($17.00/ hr.)
  • 4-6 years of DOCJT/KSP Certified Experience ($18.00/ hr.)
  • 7+ years of DOCJT/KSP Certified Experience  (19.00/ hr.)

Other Benefits

  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • 12 (twelve) paid holidays
  • Uniforms provided by the agency
  • Health Insurance – $6.50/paycheck for single coverage, includes $1,500. HRA Plan$30.00/paycheck for employee + Children, includes $3,000 HRA Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Kentucky Public Pension Authority – CERS (formally Kentucky Retirement System)
  • Optional – Kentucky Deferred Comp Participation
  • Optional – Vision / Dental / Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Optional – Flexible Spending Account

To submit an online application, click: Online Application

To print an application to manually fill out, click: Printable Application


Please call 1-877-249-3470 to pay by telephone or visit https://www.campbellsvillewater.com