Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/23/2021
Closing Date: 10/19/2021
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority has immediate openings for Communications Officer.  Customary responsibilities include technical work ensuring prompt answer of incoming emergency and non-emergency requests for law enforcement, fire & emergency medical services, and timely and efficient dispatch of appropriate responders.  Communications Officers monitor a variety of frequencies and serve as a vital communication link to units deployed, in addition to other tasks.  Complete position description and qualifications, please visit the Authority’s website at  Applicants will be subject to various background checks and must possess a valid driver’s license.
Starting salary range $31,500 - $41,500 DOQ, plus excellent benefits package.
Review of applications start immediately upon submission; deadline for applications Tuesday, October 19, 2021.  Interested candidates should apply online at: and should include a cover letter, resume/CV for consideration.  To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact the Department of Human Resources at 540.394.2007.
The New River Valley Emergency Communications Regional Authority and Montgomery County, VA are firmly committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) employer, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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