The Wythe County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for two full-time Dispatchers for the Emergency Operations Center. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Field calls for service from the public for police, fire and rescue.  To dispatch police, fire and rescue personnel by radio/radio paging.  Entry and inquiry into VCIN/NCIC/DMV records via data terminal.  Operate modem and fast-paced computer-aided dispatch utilizing DOS and Windows based operating systems.  Carry out assigned miscellaneous tasks as required.  

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School diploma or two-years experience preferred.  Must possess good keyboarding skills, ability to obtain VCIN/NCIC certification, ability to communicate professionally and efficiently via telephone and radio, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously under stressful emergency situations.  May be required to pass a hearing test.  Must be willing to work any shift with no exceptions; shifts may be 8 hours to 12 hours in duration.  Drug Screen and extensive background check required. Starting full-time salary is $26,000 with raise after completion of training and certification. 

A county application may be obtained at the link above.  Please submit resume and application to Mrs. Martha Collins, Administrative Assistant, 340 South Sixth Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

For specific inquiries regarding these positions, please contact Darlene M. Lang at (276)223-4533.