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Public Safety Communications System Analyst (Radio Administrator)
The Prince William County Department of Public Safety Communications is seeking motivated candidates to fulfill the role of System Administrator for the County’s P25 multi-site radio system. The System Administrator acts as the County’s primary representative for interoperable radio communications in the greater Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. The position is highly visible, and will have regular interaction with radio, public safety, information technology, and leadership teams from surrounding jurisdictions and will represent the County’s interests in regional radio meetings and working groups. The role ensures interoperability for PWC personnel operating outside of the County and other jurisdictions operating inside the County.

Working as a member of the team that develops and maintains technology used in the 9-1-1 center and throughout public safety, the System Administrator is primarily responsible for the day-to-day operation, care, and troubleshooting of the Motorola ASTRO P25 radio system and the radios located in the Department of Public Safety Communications. The Administrator will serve in major roles for projects and initiatives associated with communications. The successful candidate is expected to analyze data and emerging technologies to provide planning recommendations and status updates to leadership. They will also assist agencies in communications training, as well as participate in the development and maintenance of other 9-1-1 technology, as directed.

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Position: Public Safety Communications System Analyst (Radio Administrator)
Organization: Prince William County Public Safety Communications
Location: Woodbridge,  VA 
United States
Salary: $79,164.80 – $104,590.90
Posting Start Date: 5/14/2024
Date Posted: 5/14/2024

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. and 6 years of experience in system administration, networking, information technology, wireless communications, radio programming, or public safety.
  • 3+ years of experience in public safety technology.
  • Administration, management, or technical experience with P25 Phase 1 and Phase 2 radio systems.
  • Experience in developing codeplugs and programming of P25 subscriber units.
  • History of successful communication with executive-level leadership.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams in support of information technology projects and systems.
  • Degree in information technology, computer science, wireless communications, electrical engineering, public administration or similar.
Special Requirements
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must successfully complete a post-conditional offer comprehensive background investigation, including psychological and polygraph assessments.
Status: This listing expires on: 5/28/2024
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Prince William County Public Safety Communications

Woodbridge,  VA 22192
United States
(703) 792-6675
Kaytie Carroll


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