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Dispatching Careers
Communications Dispatcher

Dispatching Careers

Dispatching Careers/Employment

Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is looking for enthusiastic, motivated people who enjoy challenging and rewarding work. If you are interested in becoming a dispatcher with the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, please complete an interest card and you will be notified of upcoming openings. You may also visit the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities page.


Training for new Communications personnel takes approximately six months. Trainees start in a classroom academy followed by several months of on-console training with an assigned communications-training officer. Personnel are trained in all four, dispatch positions; law, fire, data and call taking.

Probation for new employees is one year from the time they have completed training in all positions.


High school diploma or equivalent, ability to multi-task, type 40 wpm. Must be able to work twelve (12) hour shifts, nights, weekends and holidays.

Contact Us


Emergency: 911
Main: 303-441-4444
Fax: 303-441-4739



Communication Center
3200 Airport Road
Boulder, CO 80301
Map & Directions

H.Q. Lobby Hours:
08:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F
By Appointment Only
08:30 a.m.-4 p.m.