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Chesterfield County, Virginia (Richmond-Metro Area) is seeking a Director of Emergency Communications to provide leadership and general oversight to the Chesterfield County Emergency Communications Center (ECC).  The Emergency Communications Center(ECC) is under thedionof the Police Chief and the FireChief.  The ideal candidate is a proactive,progressive and visionaryleader with a successful track recordofincreasinglyresponsibleexperience in public safety communications and has extensivecommand staff/senior-managementlevel experience in administering, managing, and operating a large 9-1-1 public safetycommunications center.The director must havestrongexpertise in local, regional,state and federal rules and regulations that govern 9-1-1 public safety communications services.

The Director of Emergency Communications will:

    • plan, coordinate,direct and integratepublic safety communications operations, programs, policies,andpersonnelas well as collaborate withcountyleadershipin setting and carrying out the county’s vision, mission andobjectives for the department
  • advise and guide the County Administrator, Deputy County Administrator,PoliceChief,Fire Chiefand the Emergency Management Coordinator on strategic public safety communications operations, policies, technology and programs

  • represent the county and participate inlocal, regional,state and national organizationsregarding awide range of public safety communications matters

  • manage the development and implementation of long-range technology plans; as well as plan,direct, manage and/or coordinate the acquisition, design,operation, enhancement, and maintenanceofinformationtechnologysystems

  • provide fiscal oversight and preparebudgets and controlexpendituresof all departmental fundsand will secure and overseeresources for the efficient andeffective operation of the department.

Applicants must have bachelor’sdegree in public safety administration and leadership, public safety management, emergency management,business or public administration, or a related field, plus 10 years ofprogressivelyresponsible experience in publicsafety communications and dispatch or emergency communications, to include fiveyearsof senior management experience in the administration and operation of a 9-1-1 publicsafety communications center; or an equivalent combinationof training and experience.Certificate of Incident Command System (ICS) training forICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, and 800 must be obtained within 12 months fromdateofhire.  Master’sdegree and certification in any of the following: NENA-ENP, NENA-CMCP, APCO-RPL, or APCO-CPE preferred.

For more detailed information, you may review the recruitment profile by clicking on this link: Director of Emergency Communications Recruitment Profile .


Pre-employment drug test and extensive background check required. 

The recruitment will remain open until March 1, 20 5 p.m.  Interested applicants should submit a confidential resume with cover letter and salary requirementsto:

Mary Martin Selby, Director of Human Resources

Chesterfield County Human Resources

P.O. Box 40

Chesterfield, VA 23832

(804) 748-1551


An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity


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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