Sheriff’s Office to host April 27 job fair to recruit 911 operators for Emergency Operations Bureau

Event to be held at county’s Emergency Operations Center

Image courtesy Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

On Tuesday, April 27, the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office will host a job fair to recruit 911 operators for the Emergency Operations Bureau, the department has announced.

The job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Sarasota County Emergency Operations Center, located at 6050 Porter Way in Sarasota.

Interested candidates must bring a completed application and plan on spending two hours in the Public Safety Communications Center (PSC), a news release points out. This streamlined process will allow qualified applicants to tour the facility, followed by an immediate in-person interview. Social distancing protocols will be in place, the release notes.

The starting salary for a 911 operator is $42,151 or $17.89 per hour, based on a 12-hour shift schedule, the release adds. For a list of requirements and to download an application, visit