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911 Director

Fayette County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Oct. 15, 2018

End Date: Nov. 30, 2018

Fayette County is seeking a Director for it's consolidated 911 Center.  This is a full-time position with benefits. This position is responsible for directing the overall operations for the E911 Center. Major job duties include but are not limited to: Oversees the daily operations of the 911 Communications Center and the allocation of personnel and resources; Receives and evaluates complaints and suggestions from citizens, external agencies, and Center personnel; Serves as the primary liaison for industry partners; serves as secondary liaison to the public services agencies within Fayette County; Oversees workflow; conducts performance evaluations; makes decisions regarding the recruitment, selection, and hiring of personnel; Makes recommendations regarding the purchase of radio equipment; oversees all aspects of radio equipment installation, inspection, and maintenance; Secures and maintains permanent records of emergency calls received and dispatched; monitors Center operations; testifies in court; provides information to the public in regards to operations, directives, and procedures; Assumes primary responsibility for operational procedures, directives, and communications operation implementation by department employees in accordance with national standards; Formulates, implements, and monitors annual maintenance, operating, and capital budgets; Presents information to the public about 911 services; conducts presentations before various civic and business organizations; networks with other public safety agencies; Attends schools and seminars to remain informed of changes in legislation and Public Safety Communication trends and developments; attends available training on management theories, fiscal responsibility, leadership, and related skills; Attends, chairs, and presents at various meetings, committees, and councils to represent the Fayette County 911 Center. Baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field preferred along with five years of related experience. Must possess an Emergency Number Professional (ENP) certification or Registered Public Safety Leader (RPL) Certification or be able to obtain one within the first 12 months of hire. Must possess or be able to readily obtain NCIC/GCIC certification.  Applicants must have a valid Georgia Driver's License.  Applicants are encouraged to attach a cover letter and resume to their online application.  Salary range for hiring is $69,833.90 - $85,189.64.  Please visit the county website, www.fayettecountyga.gov and click on Employment to review the job description and for instructions on submitting your application.  Only applications and resumes sbumitted through the online process will be considered.

Fayette County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.