COMMUNICATION OFFICER POSITION OPENING: The Park County Sheriff’s Office currently has an opening for a Communications Officer (Dispatcher) in the 911 Communications Center. This position requires varied interpersonal communications skills and requires the successful candidate to multi-task in a wide variety of situations. The successful candidate will be required to perform the following tasks on a daily basis: Use a computer-aided dispatch system, receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services. Determine the nature and location of the emergency; determine priorities, and dispatch police, fire ambulance or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures. Receive and process 911 emergency calls, maintain contact with all units on assignment, maintain status and location of police, fire and medical units. Monitor direct emergency alarms, answer non-emergency calls for assistance. Enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems. Receive requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provides pertinent data. Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies. Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems. This is a full time position requiring rotating shifts including midnights, weekends and holidays. Pre-employment physical and psychological tests are required. Benefits include shift differential, paid vacation and sick leave, holiday pay, medical and life insurance, and contribution to the state of Wyoming Retirement System. Uniforms are also provided. For more information or to download an application, click on the "Careers" tab at the top of this page.
DETENTION DEPUTY POSITION OPENING: The Park County Sheriff’s Office currently has openings for the position of Detention Deputy. Detention deputies are responsible for overseeing and managing the custody of inmates in the Park County Detention Facility. Starting salary is $18.22 per hour. Benefits include: medical insurance, holiday pay, paid sick leave, paid vacation leave, and membership in the Wyoming Retirement System. This is a full time position with rotating shifts, including midnight shifts, weekends, and holidays. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States with no felony convictions. A high school diploma or GED equivalent is mandatory. Applicants must be of good moral character and have the ability to pass a pre-employment physical and psychological examination as well as an in-depth background check. Detention deputies are required to attend and graduate from a paid, eight-week Detention Officer Academy training program in Douglas, Wyoming within one year of being hired. This training has very stringent physical requirements. To obtain an application, contact the Park County Sheriff’s Office at 1402 River View Drive, Cody, Wyoming in person, call 307-527-8710 or refer to the “Careers” tab above.