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.