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New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority

Position: Technology Coordinator

Starting salary range: $50,595 - $65,774 with excellent benefits

Closing Date: Fri day, April 27, 2018 (Extended To 4/27/18)

The New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority is accepting applications for the position of Technology Coordinator . The Authority was formed to implement a single 9-1-1 emergency communications center (public safety answering point) for citizens in need of emergency services and to provide dispatch services for police, fire, and rescue agencies. The regional center has consolidated the emergency communications functions for Montgomery County, the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). The center is located in the Montgomery County Public Safety Building in Christiansburg, Virginia.

The general responsibilities of the Technology Coordinator are to plan, design, install, manage and optimize enterprise servers and related components to achieve and maintain consistent high performance, maximum availability, and reliability of the Authority's various client/server business applications, systems, and data/information in a 24/7 environment. Configures, implements, and develops processes and procedures for ongoing management of the complex server environment and associated security measures. Responsible for daily maintenance, analysis, and performance monitoring. The Technology Coordinator maintains close coordination between the Authority and outside member agencies to ensure network access and proper integration.

For complete position description and qualifications, please visit the Authority’s website at Applicants will be subject to various background checks to include a criminal history check and must possess a valid driver’s license. A Montgomery County application with resume is required for this position and must be submitted by Friday, April 27, 2018. To apply, visit hr

Position Advertisement Note Closing Date Is Now 4/27/18 

Position Description



Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center

Position: 9-1-1 Communicator

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center (HRECC) is currently accepting applications and recruiting qualified candidates for a current Full-Time opening and will create a hiring list for future Full-Time and Part-Time openings.  Become a part of the HRECC team and be the vital link between the public needing assistance and the emergency service responder in the field.

Position Advertisement


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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