9-1-1 Director

Tazewell County Sheriff's Office - Communications Division

The Tazewell County 911 Center falls under the direction of the Sheriff of Tazewell County and is an integral part of the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, an Accredited Virginia Law Enforcement Agency, and the Center is an Accredited Virginia Office of EMS Emergency Dispatch Agency and a Member of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) Missing Kids Readiness Program. It is the designated Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for multiple paid, volunteer, and combination emergency service agencies throughout Tazewell County and its five incorporated Towns. The Center operates 24/7 processing 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for service as well as dispatching 33 law enforcement, fire, and emergency medical response agencies. Its range of service covers approximately 544 square miles and serves a population of about 44,000 residents; the Center is one of the largest and busiest in Southwest Virginia and processes over 41,000 incidents and receives almost 100,000 calls annually. The 911 Center employs 24 sworn individuals in operational, technical, and administrative positions.

 

The 911 Director is required to work alongside regularly with the Tazewell County Administration Office and the Tazewell County Public School System, responsible for overseeing a $2 million annual budget, and is expected to be a part of multiple boards, committees, community groups, and have a knowledge of local emergency services. The successful candidate will attend multiple trainings, including grant training, and be responsible for applying for and administering multiple grants.

Requirements

·         High School Diploma

·         Continued Education in Emergency Services, Information Technology, Business Management, or other related fields.

·         Experience in Grant Writing and Management

·         Knowledge of sophisticated radio equipment, telephone systems, CAD, GIS, EMD, and other interfacing equipment and systems.

·         Supervisory Experience

Benefits

·         Take Home Vehicle and Cell Phone

·         Flexible Work Schedule

·         Paid Holidays

·         Blue Cross/Blue Shield Insurance Options (Medical, Dental, Vision)

·         Virginia Retirement System Options

The ideal candidate will possess strong experience and qualifications in several core areas including the following:

 

• Policy Management

• Strategic Planning

• Visioning

• Leadership

• Personnel Management

• Grant Writing Experience

• Inter-Agency Coordination

• Program Management

• Financial Management

• Risk Analysis

• Community Relations

 

Selected candidate will model leadership behaviors and will offer a continuation of leadership to guide the agency into the next phase of technological development.

 

Selected candidate will demonstrate professional and effective communication, and public relations skills, and will demonstrate abilities to foster collaboration, facilitate relationships, and work in an ethical, respectful, and inclusive manner.

 

Selected candidate will coordinate with other departments and divisions to provide exceptional public services throughout Tazewell County.

Questions may be directed to Major Heatley at 276-988-1156 or Harold.Heatley@tcsova.org

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000

Applications Accepted until the Position is filled

** Application **

Employment Application
Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office

315 School St.  Suite 3

Tazewell, VA 24651

 

Brian L. Hieatt, Sheriff

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Please Read The Following Before Completing This Application
Thank you for your interest in employment with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office.  Our agency is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

 

All applications must completely be filled out in order for it to be considered for employment.

Please do not call to inquire about applications.

There is no guarantee of a job offer or a job interview.
Applications are filed according to job title.  Please mark clearly the position for which you are applying. If you are interested in more than one position than a separate application must be completed for each position that you want to be considered for.
By signing this application you are agreeing to the following:

I agree to submit to a pre-employment background check, drug, and alcohol screening.
I agree to allow my employment record to be open to the public.
I fully understand and agree that if my employment ends with the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office within two years of taking any specialized training, including the Basic Academy, I will be required to reimburse Tazewell County for training, physicals, drug testing, uniforms, and any other expenses that have been incurred by Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office for me.
I certify that I have made true, correct and complete statements on this application.  I understand and agree that any misrepresentation, omission, or falsely answered statement made by me on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of this application and/or separation from the employer’s service if I have been employed.

 

* I understand that just as I am free to resign at any time, the Employer reserves the right to terminate my appointment at any time, with or without cause, and without prior notice.

 

Type of employment desired:            [ ]     Full-Time                [ ]     Part-Time

 

Position Applied For
(Check one box per application)

Office/Clerical                         []

 

Dispatcher                               []

 

Deputy Sheriff Positions:            Patrol Division                         []

 

Courthouse Security                 []

 

 

PLEASE SIGN LEGIBLY:  If your signature cannot be read, your application will not be accepted.

 

Signature of Applicant:  _______________________________________ Date:  _________________

Revised: 01/23/2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:  _______________________________________________________________________

Last                                                                       First                                                                         Middle

 

 

Mailing Address:  ______________________________________________________________

Street                                                             City                                          State                         Zip Code

Physical Address:  _____________________________________________________________

Street                                                             City                                          State                         Zip Code

 

Telephone:  (          ) ___________     Social Security Number:  __________-______-__________

 

Date of Birth:  _____/_____/_____  Driver’s License Number:  _______________     State:  ______

 

Have you ever been employed at the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office before?…[]     Yes     []     No

 

Have you ever been dishonorably discharged from a military force?……………[]     Yes      []     No

 

Have you ever been charged or convicted of a felony?……………….…………..[]     Yes     []     No

 

Have you ever been charged for domestic violence?…………………….…[]     Yes     []     No

 

Are you a resident of Tazewell County?……………………………………………[]     Yes     []     No

 

Do you have any relatives employed at the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office?….[]     Yes     []    No

 

If yes, please list the name and relationship:  __________________________________________

 

Do you have any medical conditions that would prevent you from performing duties

 

required by this position?………………………………………………………..[ ]  Yes     [ ]     No

 

 

 

Educational Background
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Years Completed
Year of Graduation
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High School:

College:

Major:
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References
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Employment History
 

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Reason for Leaving:

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Reason for Leaving:

Hourly Rate/Salary:  Start $________ per _____  Final $_______ per _____
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Reason for Leaving:

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Essay
Please attach a typed essay on a topic of your choice on a separate piece of paper.  The essay is to have a minimum of 300 words and is to be returned with this application.

 

 

 

 

To be completed by Administration Office at the Sheriff’s Office

 

TAZEWELL COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

315 School St. Suite 3

Tazewell, VA 24651

Phone (276) 988-5966

Fax (276)988-5790

 

Brian L. Hieatt, Sheriff

 

 

PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND CHECK

 

 

 

I ______________________________________________, DOB ________________________,

 

SSN _______________________________ authorize the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office to

 

obtain my driving records, medical records, criminal history and all employment history.  I also

 

give my permission to have my credit history checked and my educational information (school

 

records) for pre-employment and employment status.  I waive my right of access to any such

 

information.

 

 

 

Signature:  ___________________________________     Date:  _______________________

 

 

Acknowledged before me ________________________________, a Notary Public for the

 

City/County  of ____________________State of _________________________, at large, by

 

_____________________________, this day of _________________________, ____________.

 

 

Notary Public:  _______________________________  My Commission Expires:  ___________

Notary Seal

 

To apply for this job email your details to Harold.Heatley@tcsova.org

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