Help Wanted: 911 Dispatcher

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire a full time 911 Communications Dispatcher. This is a night position and must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Applicants must have above average communications skills and have the ability to multi-task and all applicants are subject to a background investigation. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office offers excellent pay and benefits.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by October 9 at 4:30 PM by mail to: Dickinson County Sheriffs Office, Attn: Jarrod Fischer, PO Box 214, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360. You may drop the resume off at the Sheriff's Office or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For questions, please call Jarrod Fischer at 712-336-2525. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

injury accident 3-23-2013

DCSO investigated a single vehicle crash that took place on March 23, 2013 at approximately 7:32 PM.  Jakob Gayor (26) of Milford IA was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Westbound on 175 st in the 2900 block.  Gayor left the roadway and rolled the vehicle, coming to rest on its wheels in a field.  Gayor was trapped in the vehicle and extricated by the Spirit lake fire department.  Gayor was transported by Ambulance to LRH with incapacitating injuries.  Damage to the Monte Carlo was estimated at $10,000.  The accident remains under investigation.


DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

Spirit Lake Ambulance

Superior Fire Department

Superior Rescue

Arnolds Park Police

Spirit Lake Fire Department




Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946

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Dickinson County E-911

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E-911 website

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