|Date Opened||10/24/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||11/14/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Department||FIRE & RESCUE|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
About Loudoun County Fire and Rescue: Loudoun County Fire and Rescue (LCFR) delivers essential emergency and non-emergency Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) from 20 strategically located stations, responding to more than 29,000 incidents annually. LCFR, as part of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS), provides administrative, operational, and logistical support for the County’s 15 volunteer fire rescue companies, the LC-CFRS Executive Committee, and its governance structure. LC-CFRS is comprised of over 670 career employees and 700+ active operational and administrative volunteers. The Department is a growing organization that serves a large and diverse population located 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC. We provide a full range of emergency and non-emergency services to approximately 400,000 citizens within a 520 square mile area. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.loudoun.gov/fire. We seek to hire a highly motivated, effective, and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the County’s citizens and visitors and support the Department’s core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism, and Service. Loudoun County offers a meaningful career, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information can be found at www.loudoun.gov/benefits.
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is searching for a highly motivated communications professional to support the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Due to events and incident response, this position requires working a flexible schedule including working nights, weekends, and holidays and during inclement weather as needed.
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field and two years of communications experience. Art, graphic design, experience is preferred.
Certifications requested (not required by governmental regulations): Preferred: PIO Awareness (VDEM), Basic PIO (VDEM), ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 & 800, G0289 Public Information Officer Awareness Training (or IS-29 PIO Awareness on-line course), G0290 Basic Public Information Officers Course (or S203 Public Information Officer or E/L 952 All Hazard Incident Management PIO), G0291 Joint Information System/Joint Information Center Planning for Tribal, State and Local PIOs. Past or current Firefighter or EMT experience is a plus, but not required.