Dispatcher Jobs in Portsmouth, VA

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State of Virginia - Newport News, VA (17 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Experience Preferred: Previous experience in law enforcement/emergency response communication duties/dispatching. Special Requirements...
2 hours ago
City of Hampton - Hampton, VA (16 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Duties may be performed at the Public Safety or City Hall Communication Center which operates on a 24-hour basis....
4 days ago
Portsmouth City Hall - Portsmouth, VA
Reports to the 911 Dispatcher Supervisor. Dispatches emergency personnel or other emergency response and public safety agencies (i.e....
30+ days ago
City of Portsmouth - Portsmouth, VA (2 miles from Portsmouth, VA)
Reports to the 911 Dispatcher Supervisor. Dispatches emergency personnel or other emergency response and public safety agencies (i.e....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Portsmouth, VA

Moving to Portsmouth, VA? Find some basic demographic data about Portsmouth, VA below.


95,535
1,657
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Dispatcher Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Freight Dispatcher Training [Part 1]
Basics [Part 1] of semi-truck dispatching. Part 2 and Part 3 are available as separate courses and are suggested for full successful training.In Part 1 the student will learn what the trucking...

Freight Dispatcher Training [Part 2]
Problem-solving [Part 2] of semi-truck dispatching. Part 1 and Part 3 are available as separate courses and are suggested for full successful training.In Part 2 the student will learn what to do...

Freight Dispatcher Training [Part 3]
Advanced dispatching [Part 3] of our training program. Part 1 and Part 2 are available as separate courses and are suggested for full successful training.In Part 3 the student will learn...

Salary for Dispatcher Jobs in Portsmouth, VA

This is the average annual salary for Dispatcher jobs in Portsmouth, VA as reported by the BLS.

$39,250

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Dispatchers in Portsmouth, VA offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (31.0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (27.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (6.8%)
  • Some College (4.2%)
  • Some High School (1.2%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dispatchers in Portsmouth, VA
  • None (71.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.5%)
  • 2-4 years (7.1%)
  • 1-2 years (6.7%)
  • 4-6 years (0.4%)

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