Communications Officer

Madison County   Madison, VA   Full-time     Call Center / Customer Service
Posted on September 9, 2021

Full Time Communications Officer
Sheriff's Office / Joint 911 Dispatch Center
Salary Range: $33,956 - $54,046.40
Madison County is continuously accepting applications for the position of Emergency Communications Officer to work in the Sheriff's Office/Joint 911 Dispatch Center. Under general supervision, these positions answer emergency and non-emergency calls, transfer calls to proper agencies, dispatch Law Enforcement, Fire & EMS using computer aided dispatching systems, radio, and telephone. Emergency communications is a 24 hour, 365 days a year operation.
The 911 Center consists of 11 full time dispatchers with 2 full time supervisors. The center is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and receives emergency calls for Law Enforcement, Fire and Emergency Medical Services. The Center also accepts non-emergency calls on administrative phone lines. The 911 Center has the most current technology for receiving 911, radio communications, mapping and computer assisted dispatching. Each Communications Officer is trained and certified by the Department of Criminal Justice.
Hiring for Madison County shall be performed without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, or disability unless otherwise permitted by applicable law. Applicants hired by the County must be citizens of the United States or legally authorized to work in the United States and must have a valid Virginia Driver's License. Madison County also promotes a drug free workplace and Communications Officer's will be subject to an entry level drug test followed by random drug tests quarterly.