Shenandoah County is accepting applications for full time Communications Officer in the 911 Center. All applicants will be subject to a test given on a personal computer. Additional testing requirements include drug test, criminal background investigation and finger printing. Responsibilities include receiving and processing emergency and non-emergency communications between law enforcement, police, fire and rescue. Operates radios, telephone switchboard, alarm systems, numerous computer terminals and computer aided dispatch systems requiring keyboarding skills. Operates NCIC/VCIN networks. Records and documents confidential information. Knowledge of communications system, radio and teletype procedures and geography of the county. Must have ability to function in a stressful environment and be willing to work days, nights, weekends, holidays and times of disasters. High school diploma required and must be able to complete Basic Dispatch School and obtain VCIN certification within one year of employment and acquire Emergency Medical Dispatcher and CPR certifications. Benefits include Virginia Retirement System, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Delta Dental. Salary Range is on a Grade 12, starting at $28,800. Application and job description are available on the County website http://shenandoahcountyva.us/administration/employment/ or contact County Administration, 600 N. Main Street, Suite 102, Woodstock, (540) 459-6165. If you applied within the past year, there is no need to reapply. Application deadline is 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, 2016.
Shenandoah County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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