7-31-202. Qualifications for public safety communications officers. To be appointed a public safety communications officer, a person:
(1) must be a citizen of the United States;
(2) must be at least 18 years of age;
(3) must be fingerprinted and a search must be made of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record;
(4) may not have been convicted of a crime for which the person could have been imprisoned in a federal or state penitentiary;
(5) must be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation;
(6) must be a high school graduate or have been issued a high school equivalency diploma by the superintendent of public instruction or by an appropriate issuing agency of another state or of the federal government; and
(7) must meet any additional qualifications established by the council.