Communications Technician (Police Dispatcher)
Town of Leesburg
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
This is responsible work in the operation of a communications system and associated equipment for the Police Department. Work involves responsibility for the receipt and transmissions of radio, telephone, teletype, and computer messages, and for dispatching police vehicles and coordinating and disseminating fire, rescue, emergency, and related law enforcement information on an assigned shift. Work includes the performance of related record keeping tasks. Initially, work is performed under close supervision, however, after an initial training period employees are expected to work independently. Work is reviewed by observation and examination of records for conformance with standard operating procedures and quality of communications services provided.
Selected candidates will join a Virginia accredited law enforcement agency in an innovative municipality. Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century, is located 35 miles west of the nation's capital and enjoys a vibrant and authentic community with a population of more than 50,000 residents. The Town strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees, including membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, retirement benefits through the Virginia Retirement System and ICMA-RC, affordable health insurance, and numerous other fringe benefits.
TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.