City of Richmond Heights, MO
  • 19-Apr-2018 to 18-Jun-2018 (CST)
  • ECDC Executive Search
  • Richmond Heights, MO, USA
  • $80,000 - $95,000 DOQ
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This is a full-time, benefit-eligible position which includes a full range of benefits including paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays, and employee health, dental, vision, life, disability, and LAGERS pension programs.

POSITION TITLE:               Executive Director, East Central Dispatch Center

REPORTS TO:                      ECDC Board of Directors

SUPERVISES:                      Communication Center Systems and Personnel

FLSA:                                   Exempt



The Executive Director reports directly to the ECDC Board of Directors and serves as the chief administrative officer of the communications center.  The Executive Director is fully responsible for the strategic management, development, planning, direction and supervision of the communications center, the 9-1-1 system and all related operations and personnel.  The Executive Director duties include the responsibility of effectively dispatching police/fire/emergency medical services for all member cities.  A full job description for the Executive Director position is attached.



The Executive Director must possess a four-year degree in business administration, public administration, communications, information technology, computer science, emergency management, public safety, criminal justice or a related field.  An advanced degree in one of these fields is strongly preferred for the Executive Director position.  The Executive Director position requires a minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in management of a dispatching operation, public safety administration, or a closely related field is required.  Preference is held for additional experience in an operational/dispatching communications position, preferably in a multi-position, multi-jurisdictional environment.

Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required of the Executive Director position will be considered.


East Central Dispatch Center (ECDC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ECDC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  ECDC is a drug and alcohol free work place.  A pre-employment drug screen and background check is required for all positions.  Additional pre-employment testing may be required for certain positions.

It is the policy of ECDC not to discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, religion, sex or disability except where specific age, sex or physical requirement constitute a bona fide occupational qualification.



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