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Communication Officer

Posted: 04/18/2023

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is seeking qualified candidates for a part-time Communication Officer at the Floyd County Campus and Walker County Campus. This position, under limited supervision of the Communications Supervisor and/or Chief of Police, performs work of receiving incoming calls for police services, dispatches officers as appropriate and monitors police radios. Documents police service requests in a computer aided mobile dispatch system. Operates the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) console. Employment is with Georgia Northwestern Technical College and not with an individual campus. Any applicant offered employment in this position is required to successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug test.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency is required.
  • Must have Georgia POST certification as a communications officer or have the ability to obtain certification within one year.
  • Typing and data entry experience and proficient computer skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia.
  • Experience in emergency management (FEMA related courses) and Cctv experience.
  • Familiarity with the Georgia Open Records Act.
  • An understanding of Federal, State, laws pertaining to NCIC/GCIC.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced training beyond basic certification. Previous working experience in law enforcement in a college or other school environment. 

Application Process: All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center. As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable. Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college. Some positions may require a motor vehicle record search, credit history and drug screen. No phone calls or emails please.

A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

Equal Opportunity Employer

Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Any violation or questions can be directed to Elizabeth Barksdale, Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator (Employees), Office I104, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6592; Brittany Elrod, Director of Accessibility Services, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Title IX/Equity Coordinator (Students), Office A127C, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6908. Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.