The Prince George County Police Department is currently seeking qualified individuals for the position of full-time Communications Officer. Responsibilities include transmission and reception of radio messages, recording and communicating telephone messages, dispatching emergency and non-emergency vehicles for police, fire and ambulance services.
Minimum Basic Qualifications:
Be at least 18 years of age
Be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.
Have a favorable credit rating
Have no convictions of felonies or serious misdemeanors
Be able to hear, analyze and react swiftly to high stress situations dealing with citizens
Be able to work rotating shifts including weekends and holidays
Be able to compete successfully through several stages of job related testing to include a typing test
Be able to pass a thorough background investigation
Be able to sit for long periods of time
Previous dispatch and call taker experience and some college, preferred.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, VCIN certification required.
Pre-employment drug testing and criminal background check, to include fingerprinting, required.