Halifax County E-911 Communications is currently accepting applications for future employment. Applicants must be 18 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, capable of passing a physical, criminal / driving background check and drug testing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Receives incoming E-911 Emergency / non-emergency calls for Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, Animal Control, Game and Inland Fisheries, VDOT, State Parks, VSP, and other Local, State, and Federal Agencies. Applicant must have the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Applicant must be able to work a varied shift, including weekends and holidays.
Applicant will possess a professional and positive demeanor, strong public relations skills and efficient work habits. The applicant must have a minimum, high school diploma or equivalent, basic computer skills, ability to type, ability to articulate clearly and concisely on the telephone, excellent multi-tasking skills, ability to manage stressful situations, maintain confidentiality, and operate basic office equipment. Background in Emergency Communications and/or Emergency Services preferred, but not required. Current NAED EMO certification preferred, but not required. Must be able obtain EMO certification within 90 days of employment.
Completed applications (including Employment Application and Background Release Forms) can be submitted in person or via mail to:
Halifax County Administration Office
Attn: Halifax County E-911 Center
1050 Mary Bethune Street
PO Box 699
Halifax, VA 24558
PLEASE NOTE: The background release form must be notarized.
Halifax County is an EOE.
October 1, 2022
Open Until Filled