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Metropolitan Emergency Communications Association (MECA) Jefferson County 9-1-1 Dispatch Center is currently accepting applications for a 911 Dispatcher.

  • Work 10-hour shifts, 40 hour week
  • Open 24-hours, 7-days a week, 365 days a year
  • Shift-work
  • Overtime will be required when needed
  • Answer Emergency and non-emergency phones
  • Dispatch for all Law Enforcement and Fire Departments located in Jefferson County
  • Starting Pay $11.68 per hour; Increases to $12.50 per hour upon completion of training program

Jefferson County Employee Benefits

  • Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS)
  • Health and Dental Insurance Plan
  • County provided Life Insurance
  • Cancer and Vision Care - offered
  • Vacation and holidays


  • Must be 18 years of age and pass a thorough background check
  • Must pass a typing test, audio-metric and drug screening, and a psychological exam


To apply go to Jefferson County Courthouse, 101 West Barraque Street, Pine Bluff, AR 71601