Show/Hide

Public Notice: The Bedford County Broadband Authority has scheduled a Special Called Meeting on Monday, March 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the boardroom in the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia, to authorize County staff to develop and submit the application for the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission grant.

Following the Special Called Meeting the Broadband Authority will adjourn, and the Board of Supervisors will proceed to hold the Budget Work Session already scheduled for that same evening.


Public Notice Liberty University has cancelled their scheduled March 19, 2019 public hearing for the rezoning and special use permit applications involving the New London Airport until further notice so they can schedule a community meeting in the coming weeks to explain the proposal to the neighboring community members.


Public Notice:  Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Administration Conference Room of the County Administration Building, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss various issues in the Solid Waste Department


Public Notice: Please take notice that the Bedford County Board of Supervisors Personnel Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm. in the Administration Meeting Room of the County Administration Building located at 122 East Main Street, Bedford, Virginia. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss new/reclassified position requests.

Panorama-BellTowerView-straightened

You may download the application form in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Print out the completed form and send it to us at the address below. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader  to read the file. Click HERE to download Acrobat Reader. It's free.


All paper applications can be mailed to: 

Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523


Communications Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:Minimum Salary: $31,737
  • Posted Date:04/26/2018

Title

Communications Officer



Department

Communications

Location

1345 Falling Creek Rd Bedford, VA 24523

Hours

12 hour shifts

Description

Dispatches law enforcement, emergency services and public works equipment and personnel in response to both emergency and nonemergency situations and disseminates information to the general public and emergency services. This position must maintain confidentially. Exceptional customer service skills must be exercised to assist a wide range of people. This position must maintain confidentially. This work is fast-paced and diverse.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license, proof of insurance required to drive on County business, and acceptable driving record

     

  • Must acquire a valid VA Dept of Criminal Justice Services Telecommunicator certificate with 12 months of employment as required by DCJS, as well as completion of the DCJS on-the-job training certificate

     

  • Must acquire APCO Basic Telecommunicator Course, APCO EMD course, CPR and APCO Fire Communications course within 6 months of employment.

     

  • Must acquire a VCIN level A operators certificate within 6 months of employment, as required by the Virginia Department of State Police VCIN operating manual

     

  • Must successfully complete IS100, IS200, and IS700 National Management NIMS training with 6 months of employment

     

  • Ability to speak clearly; ability to hear/understand all audio communications systems within the confines of the communications center

     

  • Capable of accurately viewing a computer screen from a seated position as not to interfere with performing other essential duties

     

  • Skill in typing accurately on a standard keyboard at a rate of not less than 30 wpm

     

  • Ability to perform assigned duties on a daily basis with no deviation under extended high levels of stress

Preferred Experience includes:

  • Associates degree a plus.

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer referencesare required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

$ 31,737

Apply

Online: http://www.bedfordcountyva.gov/departments/human-resources/employment

In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted

7/13/2017

Deadline

Open Until position is filled

Return to full list >>


 For jobs with the Department of Social Services, you must use a state application form.

 Internal Job applicants must use the Employee Transfers Policy.

Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.