Fairfax County Job Openings - Detailed Description for Job #13-2373

Fairfax County Application Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy., #270, Fairfax, VA 22035


Police Department

Job # 13-2373

$37,016 to $47,243  (Grade P15)

One position will be filled from this announcement. It will be located at the Reston District Station, 12000 Bowman Towne Drive, Reston, Virginia.

Inspects the workplace during each tour of duty to ensure that equipment is working properly and that no hazards exist. Monitors closed circuit TV cameras and audible alarms for fire, burglary, emergency power, etc. Makes required security checks of the building and property. Answers incoming telephone calls and directs them to the appropriate resource. Enters data into the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system regarding warrant and arrest checks, Division of Motor Vehicle listings, etc. Relays messages to patrol officers. Keeps superiors informed on major events and weather forecasts. This position is the first point of contact the public has when contacting the Fairfax County Police Department with questions, concerns, or information citizens might require. Furnishes information to citizens on criminal and traffic laws public safety matters. Handles administrative tasks for a team of patrol officers.



Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or possession of a G.E.D. issued by a state department of education; plus two years of experience performing clerical and/or police communications work, including one year of experience equivalent to Police Citizen Aide I.



The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and polygraph examination to the satisfaction of the employer.



Familiarity with Police Department procedures. Experience using I/NetDispatch CAD system, I/LEADS, and Microsoft Office software.



Panel interview.


To Apply:

Submit your resume on-line through the AIMS system.

If this is the first time you have used AIMS, you will need to create an account.

Fairfax County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.


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Most positions advertised here are merit system positions funded for full benefits such as health insurance, retirement, life insurance and paid leave. Follow the link for details on Fairfax County's comprehensive benefits program for merit system employees. If a position is not funded for benefits that information will generally be included in the job announcement.


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