Cowley County – Winfield

Position: Communication Officer (911 Dispatcher)

911, where is your emergency? For many, these are the first words one hears after witnessing or being a victim of a tragic or violent situation. Wouldn’t you want to be the one on the other end to help with the situation?  Well maybe you can.

Currently this position performs Emergency 9-1-1 and administrative non-emergency dispatching to public safety units in the field and reports of routine and emergency events to countywide law enforcement, emergency medical, and fire services. Pay Range $12.82/hr. – $17.67/hr.

Applicants must meet the following criteria: Shall be at least 18 years of age, possess a High School diploma or acceptable equivalent, no criminal record and be of good moral character. The successful applicant must pass a post-offer typing & assessment testing along with a hearing test and a background check. Once hired, the employee must live within 45 minutes of the Cowley County Courthouse.

Applications may be picked up in the County Administrator’s office, downloaded from our website at  Please e-mail to or mail applications by Tuesday October 17, 2018 to Cowley County Att: Kristi Imel, 311 E. 9th Winfield, Kansas 67156.

Cowley County is an Equal opportunity Employer.  Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.