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IMPORTANT PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

Benton County Health Department will offer the following Flu and COVID-19 Dual Antibody IgG/IgM Rapid Serology Screening clinics

Drive thru Flu Clinics

**When/Where: Thursday, October 1st from 8am – 1pm Lincoln @ First Baptist Church Parking Lot (121 Locust St)

**When/Where: Monday, October 5th 8am-5pm Warsaw@ Benton County Health Department Parking Lot (1238 Commercial St)

**When/Where: Thursday, October 8th from 8am – 1pm Cole Camp @ St Paul’s Lutheran Church (205 W Jefferson St)

** When/Where: Saturday October 10th 9am-3pm Benton County Health Department Parking Lot (1238 Commercial St)

COVID-19 Dual Antibody IgG/IgM Rapid Serology Screening

Who: The Benton County Health Department has worked in conjunction with CARES Act guidelines and is offering this screening at no cost to Benton County Residents. (Results take up to approx. 10 minutes) (No appointment necessary for these clinics)

**When/Where: Thursday, October 1st from 8am – 1pm Lincoln@ First Baptist Church gymnasium (121 Locust St)

**When/Where: Thursday, October 8th from 8am – 1pm Cole Camp @ St Paul’s Lutheran Church in the basement (205 W Jefferson St)

** When/Where: Saturday October 10th 9am-3pm Benton County Health Department (1238 Commercial St)

Job Announcement: E-911 Director

The Benton County 911 Center is currently accepting applications for the position of Director to coordinate and manage the 9-1-1 Communications Center, which serves all jurisdictions in Benton County.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to managing and coordinating the activities of the
Communications Center by: developing and implementing policy and procedures; supervising and directing 9-1-1 staff; preparing and administrating the annual budget; and, planning, organizing, coordinating and reporting all fiscal operations of the Center.

Desired qualifications include: a Bachelor's Degree in Communications or a related field; 5+ years experience in an emergency communications dispatch environment of a medium (four or more dispatchers) dispatch center. Highly qualified candidates may substitute experience for a Bachelor's Degree. Dispatch center administration certification (Emergency Number Professional-ENP) or the ability to qualify for certification testing preferred. Background in Police, Fire and EMS dispatching with experience in a Dispatch center required; excellent customer service and community relation skills.

Knowledge of computer programs including CAD, Mapping, AVL, computer-based E-9-1-1
Communications Systems and office programs utilized to generate reports and presentations.

Close Date: September 18, 2020

Applications and resumes will be accepted up to and no later than 4:30 p.m. on close date. Applications are available at the County Clerk's Office Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This office is closed from Noon until 1:00 p.m. Applications and specific job duties are available for download here.

If you wish to mail your application and resume to the County Clerk's Office, the
mailing address is P.O. Box 1238, Warsaw, MO 65355. For further information, you can contact the Benton County Presiding Commissioner, Steve Daleske, at 660-438-7406.

Previous Announcements

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Benton County Courthouse

Primary Courthouse Number and Directory

(660) 428-2900

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Updates

09.17.2020: Commissioner meeting minutes from September 8th are available.

09.01.2020: Commissioner meeting minutes from August 31st are available.

08.05.2020: The Recorder of Deed's page has been updated with new information.

08.04.2020: Commissioner meeting minutes from July 20th and 27th are available. Unofficial election results are also available from today's election.