9-1-1 Calltaker / Public Safety Dispatcher - Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 is seeking applicants for the position of 9-1-1 Calltaker / Public Safety Dispatcher. This position is responsible for the general operations of the 9-1-1 Dispatch Center. Handles incoming telephone calls for service and dispatch a public safety response. The applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent. We offer a comprehensive benefit package and retirement plan. Applications must be received by January 13, 2017.  EOE


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




The Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 system was established in 1989 by both the City of Quincy and Adams County. The Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 Center is responsible for the efficient operation of our county-wide Enhanced 9-1-1 telephone and public safety communications systems.


The Center employs 20 personnel and is the county's only Public Safety Answering Point. 9-1-1 staff is responsible for emergency and non-emergency call-handling; public safety dispatch for police, sheriff, fire and emergency medical services; activity reporting and documentation; and communications support for all City of Quincy and Adams County public safety agencies.  


Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 Center is an inter-governmental agency of both Adams County and the City of Quincy governments. The oversight authority is the 9-1-1 Governing Board that consists of eleven members.


The 9-1-1 Director is the chief executive for Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 System and functions as a department head in both the City of Quincy and Adams County governments.


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