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Deputy 911 Director

Harris County

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Harris County, Georgia

Deputy 911 Director

Harris County, Georgia, with a population of 36,000 and located in west central Georgia on the I-185 and I-85 commercial corridors and along the Alabama border 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus, is accepting applications for Deputy 911 Director. The 911 Department receives and processes emergency and non-emergency telephone calls on a county-wide basis and dispatches for the Sheriff’s Office, four city police departments, county-wide EMS, and ten volunteer fire stations. This position:


  • Assists the 911 Director with overall management of the department consisting of 16 full-time communication officers.
  • Acts as 911 Director in the Director’s absence.
  • Supervises and schedules staff.
  • Maintains the CAD, radio, telephone, and mapping systems, and MSAG.
  • Covers shifts when needed.
  • Prepares and updates departmental standard operating procedures.
  • Plans responses to emergencies and disasters and conducts emergency exercises.
  • Conducts emergency response training programs.

Minimum qualifications include related associates degree, at least three years of related 911 experience as a Georgia POST certified communication officer in a supervisory capacity, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the work, GCIC/NCIC certification or the ability to acquire this certification within one year of appointment, NIMS training, excellent customer service/public relations skills, and possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Starting salary is $60,000 plus generous benefits including a defined benefit retirement plan with only a five-year vesting schedule.

To apply, visit the Harris County website at

Position open until filled. First review of resumes will begin January 23, 2023. Hiring will be dependent on successful drug screen, background and social media checks, employment history check, and driving history check. Harris County, Georgia is an EOE.

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