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Prince William County


Prince William County is seeking a strong leader with executive level skills to lead our Office of Public Safety Communications.  This highly visible position is responsible for administrative and operational oversight and management of the Office of Public Safety Communications, under general direction of the Joint Policy Authority comprised of the Chiefs of Police and the Department of Fire and Rescue.  The Director supports the Joint Policy Authority by advising on public safety communications matters, acting as the liaison between the Joint Policy Authority and staff, and ensuring strategic goals are met.

Closing Date:  7/7/2017 11:59 PM EDT

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Nelson County - Emergency Services Coordinator

Starting Salary Range: $43,116 – $53,846          

Department: Public Safety & Emergency Services

Closing Date:  Open until filled by qualified applicant

Required Documentation:  Nelson County Job Application; Resume; and Three (3) References

Responsibilities include coordinating emergency operational plans and operating procedures as required by state and federal regulations as well as ensuring compliance with hazardous waste requirements.  The Coordinator also provides scheduling and supervision of the Emergency Operations Center personnel as well as serving as the county representative to the Nelson County Emergency Services Council and other state or federal emergency services organizations as appropriate.  In the event of major emergencies, the coordinator serves as advisor providing technical assistance and coordination.  The Coordinator is responsible for managing the department budget and works with the Technology Department in assessing equipment and software needs for the Emergency Operations Center.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in emergency communication center operations and familiarity with local, state, and federal laws regarding emergency operations.  Supervisory skills and working knowledge of basic purchasing and budget management are required.  Must have general knowledge of maps and county road systems and working knowledge of PC applications. Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form.  High school education or GED equivalent is required.  Related course work or training in emergency services is desirable.  Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Interested persons may submit a completed application and resume with three references to the Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 336, Lovingston, VA  22949, (434) 263-7137/7136. EOE

The job posting and County employment application can be found at


New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority

Communications Officer

Applications are being accepted for the position of Communications Officer with New River Valley 911 Authority.  Performs responsible technical work ensuring the prompt answer of incoming emergency and non-emergency requests for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services and for the timely and efficient dispatch of the appropriate responders.  Monitors a variety of frequencies and serves as a vital communication link to the units deployed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate should have a combination of education and experience that includes graduation from high school or possession of a GED and work experience involving public contact, preferably with an emergency response agency. Special Requirements: Completion of appropriate training and certifications prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for this level of position.  Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia or ability to possess within 30 days.

Qualified applicants will be contacted to participate in a skills assessment test; only applicants who are tested and meet the minimum score requirements will be contacted and interviewed.

Starting salary range is $28,560 - $31,416 with excellent benefits.  Open Until Filled.

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Roanoke County Emergency Communications Center

Probationary Communications Officer


Closing Date:   Open Until Filled

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Public Safety Communications Specialist- City of Lynchburg
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E-911 Telecommunicator Trainee-City of Roanoke
Position: E-911 Telecommunicator Trainee
Organization: City of Roanoke
Job Description: Dispatches police, fire, and rescue and public works equipment and personnel usually in response to emergency situations and disseminates information to the general public and emergency services. Receives and disseminates information thru the use of computers linked to the Virginia Criminal Information Network. Employees are hired in a "trainee" capacity with promotion after one year. Fast paced environment where attention to detail and the ability to multitask are a must. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferably supplemented with some work experience with Police and/or Fire and Rescue; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must become certified to operate the Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC). Must pass police security clearance. Must undergo psychological screening and health screening. Must pass criminal history screening. Bilingual, Spanish/English speakers encouraged to apply. THIS POSITION REQUIRES 12 HOUR ROTATING SHIFTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS. Salary for position starts at ~$29,264 and increases to ~$32,339 after successful completion of the 1 year training/probationary period.

Application Instructions:
Apply online. The position will be listed under the E-911 Department as Telecommunicator Trainee. In the job description, please be sure to click the application attachments link for more information on the hiring process for the position.

Contact Information: 215 Church Ave SW, Rm 2007
Roanoke, VA 24011
Ph: (540) 853-2231
Fax: (540) 853-1218
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