Loudoun County Government - Leesburg, VA3.8

Full-time | Temporary$48,000 - $69,000 a year
Date Opened 10/9/2018 08:00:00 AM
Closing Date Open until filled
Hiring Range $47,987-$68,521
Job Type Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time Full-Time
Benefits Full Benefits
Reg/Temp Regular
NOTICE: LCSO has a new electronic Applicant Screening Questionnaire that must be completed and submitted within 5 business days of the date you submit your application in order for your application to be considered for the position. Failure to complete and submit the electronic questionnaire will disqualify you from this recruitment. CLICK HERE FOR LCSO APPLICANT SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE.
Job Description
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified applicants for full-time Dispatcher positions located at the Emergency Communications Center. The position is a 42-hour work week, may include rotating shifts and on-call for emergency situations.

Job duties include, but are not limited to: maintain thorough knowledge of the telephone equipment and its usage; receive calls for service from the public and promptly determine the urgency of the call; processing the call efficiently and accurately while maintaining a professional, courteous and reassuring demeanor with the callers; ability to work under stressful conditions; accurately enter calls for service into the Computer Aided Dispatch system; and maintain thorough knowledge and control of the radio equipment and dispatch appropriate units.

Job Requirements
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma, and four (4) years of related work experience. Must be a US Citizen or current legal resident of the United States for 10 consecutive years.

Applicants with less experience (2-3 years) may be considered at a lower classification with a salary range of $40,622-$58,012.

Special Requirements
Selected candidate must successfully complete the Basic Dispatcher School and be VCIN/NCIC certified within one year of employment.
Post Conditional Offer Contingencies
All applicants must submit to the department a completed Applicant Screening Questionnaire within 5 days of the date you submitted your online application.

Selection process includes review of application, in-person interview(s), successfully passing the CritiCall computer simulation test, background investigation to include fingerprinting, polygraph examination, psychological evaluation, and physical examination to include drug screening.