Recruitment

Available positions within the Emergency Communications Department are handled through the Chesterfield Human Resources Department. You can check out the current openings on the career opportunities page.

  1. Qualifications
  2. Work Requirements
  3. Background Disqualifiers
  4. Benefits

Employment qualifications include:

  • Minimum typing speed of 30 words per minute preferred
  • Must be 18 years of age by hiring date
  • Must be able to pass vision and hearing testing
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be capable of multitasking, exercising good judgment, making quick decisions in stressful situations, and relay information accurately
  • Must be a high school graduate or have a GED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have been a lawful resident of the United States for the past 10 consecutive years
  • Must have the ability to clearly, effectively and efficiently communicate in English, both verbally and in writing (bilingual ability is an advantage)
  • Must have the ability to work any shift assigned, including weekends and holidays
  • Must pass pre-employment drug test
  • Must pass pre-employment test that includes job-compatibility assessment tools
  • Must possess basic computers skills
  • Must submit to, and pass an extensive background investigation that includes psychological testing