Job Application

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Metro Emergency Operations Center of Kanawha County (Metro 911).

Please mail or bring the following documents with you when you return your completed application:

  1. Copy of High School Diploma, Certificate of GED or College Diploma
  2. Transcript of High School Grades (or College if applicable)
  3. Completed Waiver for Pre-Employment Screening

Applications will not be accepted unless completed in their entirety.

Applications will remain active for 90 days. After that time, those interested need to reapply.

We are located in the Southridge Business Park at 200 Peyton Way. If you choose, you may mail your application and the requested documents to the above address.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the administrative office Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm at (304)746-7911.

Application For Employment

Position Applying For:
Personal Information
Last Name*: First Name*: M.I.*:
Street Address*: City*: State*: Zip*:
Alternate Mailing Address – I.E. PO Box:
Home Phone: Cell Phone*:
If Applying for the 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Position
Public Safety Telecommunicator position only. Answer “yes” or “no”. Are you willing to work the following:
Both night and day shifts?* Yes       No     
Weekends?* Yes       No     
Holidays?* Yes       No     
Overtime work?* Yes       No     
Are you able to type at least 35 WPM (words per minute)?* Yes       No     
Questionnaire
All applicants
Do you have a valid Driver’s License?* Yes       No     
Do you have access to a personal vehicle to use in getting to work?* Yes       No     
Do you understand this is only a full-time position?* Yes       No     
Do you understand employment is contingent upon passing a drug screen?* Yes       No     
Do you understand employment is contingent upon passing a background check?* Yes       No     
Have you ever been charged with a felony?* Yes       No     
If yes, please explain:
(If you have been convicted of a felony, you are not eligible for employment with Metro 911)
Have you ever been charged with a misdemeanor or arrested for a crime other than a traffic/moving violation?* Yes       No     
If yes, please explain:
Employment History
Have you ever applied at Metro 911 before?* Yes       No     If yes, when?
Have you ever worked for Metro 911 or any other 911 Communications Center?* Yes       No     
If yes, what center(s) and years of service?:
If yes, what 911 certifications do you have (please include expiration dates for certifications)?:
Have you ever worked for an Emergency Service Agency?* Yes       No     
If yes, what agency and what was your position?:
Have you ever been discharged or forced to resign from a job?* Yes       No     
If yes, please explain:
*Note: Metro 911 will notify applicant before contacting current employers.
Current Employer*:Date Hired*:
Position*:Salary*:
Address*:
Reference (Name & Phone No.)*:
Previous Employer (1):Date Hired:
Position:Salary:
Address:
Reference (Name & Phone No.):
Reason for Leaving:
Previous Employer (2):Date Hired:
Position:Salary:
Address:
Reference (Name & Phone No.):
Reason for Leaving:
Military Service
Branch of Service:Rank:Dates of Service:
Type of Discharge:
Education
Indicate which of the following levels of education you have successfully completed:
CompletedName of School
High School* Yes       No     
Vocational/Tech School* Yes       No     
College/University* Yes       No     
If you attended College/University, please list your major(s) for which you received a degree:
What are your present plans, if any, for improving your education?*
Describe any special work skills or abilities you have that are applicable to emergency telecommunications work:*
References
Metro 911 will be contacting these references. Please exclude relatives and anyone listed under employment history.
Name*Phone*
Address*Years Known*
Name*Phone*
Address*Years Known*
Name*Phone*
Address*Years Known*
Waiver for Pre-Employment Screening

Notification and Authorization to Release Criminal Information for Employment Purposes

ATTENTION:
  • This notification and authorization form is to release criminal background information for employment purposes.
  • This must be submitted with your application.
  • If you have been convicted of a felony, you are not eligible for employment with Metro 911.
FULL NAME:*SSN:*
ADDRESS:*
DATE OF BIRTH:* PLACE OF BIRTH:*
SEX:* Female       Male     WEIGHT:*AGE:*

The position for which I am being considered requires me to consent to a criminal background check as a condition of employment. This check includes the following: Criminal history reference searches for felony and misdemeanor convictions at the city, county, state and federal levels in every jurisdiction in the U.S.

I heaeby authorize Metro 911 to conduct the criminal background check described above.

SIGNED:* YES – I agree.DATE:*
Attachments
Copy of High School Diploma, Certificate of GED or College Diploma:
Transcript of High School Grades (or College if applicable):