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ATTENTION VOTER: Important Information regarding Absentee Voting for the 2019 General Election Begins Friday


Public Notice:  Please take note that at the Board of Supervisors regular meeting on October 21, 2019 has been rescheduled for October 28, 2019, beginning at 7:00 pm; a work session beginning at 5:00 pm has been added that night as well.  Both meetings will be held in the Boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA.


Public Notice: Please take notice the Board of Supervisors has added a Worksession on October 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA for a presentation regarding the Smith Mountain Lake Center and a discussion regarding CAD RMS software.  (The Regular Meeting already scheduled for the same evening at 7:00 pm will still be held as well.)

Public Notice: Please take note the Board of Supervisors November 7, 2019 CIP work session with the School Board has been moved to November 14, 2019, beginning at 5:00 pm. This meeting will be held in the Ground Floor Meeting Room of the Bedford County Administration Building, 122 E. Main St., Bedford, VA.

The entire list of Board meetings for the remainder of the year is as follows:

  • October            28th        Work session at 5:00 pm; Regular Meeting at 7:00 pm (both meetings will be in the Boardroom) (moved from 10/21)
  • November       14th      (Thursday) CIP Work Session with School Board– beginning at 5:00 pm (moved from 11/7)
  •                         25th       Regular Meeting

December        9th        Regular Meeting (Work Session 5:00 to 6:30 pm)

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 hrinfo@bedfordcountyva.gov

 Attn: Department of Human Resources

 122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

 

 


 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.

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

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