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Posted on: October 28, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Now Hiring Entry-Level Emergency Communications Officers


Applications are open now until Nov. 11 for entry-level Emergency Communications Officers.

Our 911 center is the vital link for all police, fire and EMS responses in James City County. Approximately 100,000 calls for service are processed by our dispatchers each year. All Emergency Communications Officers go through extensive training over the course of up to one year in order to be part of this elite team. This center operates on a 24/7 basis to include holidays, weekends, inclement weather and disasters. This dedicated team is the lifeline to our community during any crisis they may face.

In addition to answering calls for service, our dispatch team is trained to dispatch police, fire and EMS units via radio transmission. Our calm voice, demand for accuracy and passion for safety makes us the first line of defense in protecting our emergency responders in the field.

This career requires dedication, clear thinking in high stress situations, multi-tasking, consistently changing technology, integrity, teamwork and a positive attitude. In return for you hard work in being the best in this field, you will have a personally rewarding career that makes a life-and-death difference every day.

To learn more about this exciting career and find links to our online application please visit our Emergency Communications Employment web page.

Media Contact: Ryan T. Ashe, Fire Chief; 757-565-7604

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