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Communications Officer I 03127

  • Stafford County
  • Stafford, VA
  • 20 hours ago

Job Description Performs intermediate technical work dispatching law enforcement, fire, rescue and other equipment and personnel usually in response to emergency situations; does related work as required...

Communications Officer II 03126

  • Stafford County
  • Stafford, VA
  • 21 hours ago

Job Description Performs intermediate technical work dispatching law enforcement, fire, rescue and other equipment and personnel usually in response to emergency situations; does related work as required...

Police Dispatcher

  • City of Fairfax
  • Fairfax, VA
  • 6 days ago

Responsible for communication work in the operation of a public safety radio system, computer aided dispatch system and associated equipment.Operates communication equipment to provide prompt and effective...

00470-Police Dispatcher (REPOST)

  • Norfolk State University
  • Norfolk, VA
  • 12 days ago

Previous experience with Law Enforcement regulations to include incident reports and crime classifications. 2....

Police Dispatcher

  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Richmond, VA
  • 13 days ago

VCUPD has an exciting opportunity for a Police Dispatcher to join our team!...

911 Communications Officer

  • King William County
  • King William, VA
  • 15 days ago

Receives, classifies, processes and dispatches emergency calls; Receives, records and forwards non-emergency calls for service; Receives law enforcement, medical, fire, EMS and related requests; Prepares...

Communications Operator - 911 Dispatcher

  • City of Suffolk
  • Suffolk, VA
  • 22 days ago

Completion of DCJS Basic Dispatch Academy and two years of experience in public safety dispatching preferred....

Emergency Communications Operator II - CTO

  • County of Culpeper
  • Culpeper, VA
  • 22 days ago

, 9-1-1 telephone system, 9-1-1 text messaging, TDD, GIS mapping and aerial photography, public safety radio systems, law enforcement data systems, alerting and notification systems, etc....

Police Dispatcher

  • Old Dominion University
  • Norfolk, VA
  • 30+ days ago

Must successfully complete an extensive background investigation to include polygraph and drug testing. Must obtain VCIN certification and state certification within one year of hire....

Police Dispatcher

  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • University, VA
  • 30+ days ago

Preferred Qualifications Possession of DCJS Basic Dispatch Certification and VCIN Class "A" Certification. Previous Emergency Dispatching Experience....

Public Safety Communications Officer

  • Powhatan County
  • Powhatan, VA
  • 45+ days ago

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Public Safety Communications Officer I

  • City of Alexandria
  • Alexandria, VA
  • 60+ days ago

Safety Communications Officer or equivalent experience in Public Safety Communications....

Communications Operator

  • Spotsylvania County
  • Spotsylvania, VA
  • 90+ days ago

Salary is commensurate on knowledge, skills, abilities and years of experience based on the Public Safety Step Pay Scale....

Emergency Communications Operator I

  • County of Culpeper
  • Culpeper, VA
  • 90+ days ago

, 9-1-1 telephone system, 9-1-1 text messaging, TDD, GIS mapping and aerial photography, public safety radio systems, law enforcement data systems, alerting and notification systems, etc....

Communications Officer

  • The City of Fredericksburg
  • Fredericksburg, VA
  • 90+ days ago

certification 12 months continuous employment as a public safety telecommunicator Paid incentives are offered for those who have Spanish speaking abilities and successfully complete the training program...

Demographic Data for Virginia

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Dispatcher Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Truck Dispatch Training for Beginners
DescriptionThis course is a beginner friendly truck dispatching course on Udemy!It teaches you all you need to know at the beginning phases of starting out either as an independent truck...

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
According to the statistics of the American Truck Drivers Association, about 9 million people are involved in the field of CARGO transportation, of which 3.5 million are drivers, who annually...

Salary for Dispatcher Jobs in Virginia

Estimated salary range based on data from US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and iHireLawEnforcement research efforts.

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dispatcher positions

  • Rappahannock Shenandoah Warren Regional Jail
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  • Danville Community College
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  • Stafford County
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  • Virginia Western Community College
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  • George Mason University
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  • Virginia Department Corrections
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  • County of Roanoke Virginia
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  • Bridgewater College
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  • City of Suffolk
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  • City of Charlottesville
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dispatcher positions.

Highest Education Level

Dispatchers in Virginia offer the following education background
  • High School or GED (29.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (28.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree (7.3%)
  • Some College (4.1%)
  • Some High School (1.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dispatchers in Virginia
  • 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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