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Executive Director            

Charlottesville – UVA – Albemarle County Emergency Communications Center

Under the supervision of the Management Board, the Executive Director is responsible for establishing and communicating the vision for the ECC and providing overall daily management and administration of both the Emergency Communications Center and the Office of Emergency Management.              

In addition to implementing work and operational policies, the Executive Director is in charge of hiring, training, supervising and motivating personnel; preparing and monitoring the budget, and ensuring efficiency of operations. The Executive Director is also responsible for:

  • Planning, directing, managing and monitoring the acquisition, design, operation and enhancement of public safety technology systems supporting the emergency communications center

  • Analyzing operating procedures and user response issues to establish protocols in conjunction with providers

  • Representing the Center at appropriate meetings with boards, agencies and commissions and maintaining appropriate contacts with the public and the media on the use of the emergency communications system

  • Maintaining active and engaged relationships with all participants, emergency service providers and other State and local agencies and departments relative to the operation of the ECC.

  • Establishing, growing and nurturing working relationships with the County, City and University departments receiving services from the ECC

  • Ensuring the operational readiness of the Center’s technology, telecommunications computer aided dispatch system and radio equipment and tower sites

  • Overseeing the Office of Emergency Management and serving as the Emergency Management Coordinator when necessary                            

To view the full position profile and to learn more about the opportunity to become the next Executive Director of the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County Emergency Communication Center, download the Recruitment Flyer.         

PROCESS: Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and application online.


Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center            

Position: Operations Team Manager

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center (HRECC) is currently accepting applications and recruiting qualified candidates for Operations Team Manager.  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.

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Orange County

9-1-1 Communications Officer

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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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