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Communications Officer

City of Statesboro

Listing Summary

Communications Officer (Open Positions: 8)

Closes On: March 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

Department: Police
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $16.13 


Job Summary

The Communications Officer receives calls for assistance from the public and dispatches appropriate public safety personnel while maintaining a variety of departmental records.


Essential Job Functions

  • Receives, monitors, and dispatches radio communications traffic for emergency and non-emergency situations;
  • Receives and screens all incoming telephone calls from the public and other public safety agencies;
  • Maintains a continuous log of incoming telephone and radio calls;
  • Maintains cross-training in order to assist in the Records Unit;
  • Monitors and routes incoming messages from state computer network;
  • Processes information as requested in the Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) network, including information on missing persons or stolen articles;
  • Receives cash bonds;
  • Assists officers by using the GCIC computer to run criminal and license histories;
  • Communicates with other area agencies to obtain and relay information.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Six (6) months of experience in a related field;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License;
  • Georgia POST Communications Officer Certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months.


Additional Information

The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-Employment Urinalysis
  • Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)


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