FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • To apply for a position at the HRECC visit harrisonburgva.gov/employment and complete the online application. Additional paperwork will be required once your initial application is received.
  • It is vitally important for the HRECC to hire the best and most qualified candidates for the job. In doing so, a multi-faceted and equitable hiring process is utilized. Steps of the process are time consuming but allow for the best candidates to become a part of our team.
  • The HRECC provides 100% paid on-the-job-training for the position of Basic Communicator.
The HRECC has a competitive salary and candidates are evaluated for a higher starting pay rate based upon years of service in emergency communications. Download the Candidate Information Packet to learn more about salary opportunities based upon experience.

Candidate Information Pack
  • Communicators are assigned to day shift (6:45 AM – 6:45 PM) or night shift (6:45 PM – 6:45 AM). Schedules are made on a 2-week basis and employees work Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday in that 2 week period. It then repeats.
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