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The City of Portland is seeking a highly experienced and innovative Director to lead the Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC).  Under general policy direction from a Portland City Commissioner, the Director plans, organizes, and directs the operations and personnel of the City's centralized Emergency Communications Bureau; directs the external affairs of the bureau with City officials, other bureaus, the public, and other government agencies; and performs related duties as assigned. The job offer of this position will be contingent on passing a background check and psychological examination.

Emergency Communications Director Position

Portland / Multnomah County 911 (BOEC) seeking applications for Director Position

Typing Test

Access to an online typing test

Communications Training Officers

"CTOs ... partner with new trainees during the on-the-job phase of the telecommunicator training program"

Training Process

Length of the Training Program

Compensation Plan

Wages at BOEC

Recruitment Process

Applying for a job at BOEC