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Deputy Director of Operations (Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center)

Posted: 09/18/2023

Are you searching for a leadership role in a dynamic organization that allows you to use your past experience in emergency management, public administration, project and contract management, data analyses, personnel administration, or similar field? If so, the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Emergency Communications Center's (HRECC) Deputy Director of Operations position may be the right career move for you!

The HRECC Deputy Director of Operations is a full-time, exempt position with benefits and a preferred hiring range of $49.94 - $56.18 per hour (equivalent to $103,875 - $116,854 annually); however, an exact salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate's qualifications/experience and in compliance with City policy.

The HRECC provides 24-hour emergency communications services to the City of Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, and the towns within the County. With a current budget of $8.5 million (excluding capital projects) and 63 personnel on staff, the center strives for excellence while working with all public safety agencies to ensure the safety of citizens, public safety providers, and visitors to the area.

As the HRECC Deputy Director of Operations, you'll perform a variety of complex administrative professional work assisting the HRECC Director with the overall administration, management, planning, organizing, and staffing of the HRECC. As a leader within the department, you'll directly oversee the operational functions, including but not limited to frontline operations, training and employee development, standard operating procedures, quality assurance, and accreditation. In the absence of the Director, you will assume responsibility of the center. Due to the nature of business, this position is subject to emergency activation protocols at any time.

Find out more information by visiting the City's website.

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement (VRS & MissionSquare), life insurance, paid leave and holidays.
 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.
 The City of Harrisonburg and HRECC are Equal Opportunity Employers.