Watch Commander Position

Pike County Communications District is now accepting applications for supervisors.

Pike County Communications District is an independent agency responsible for maintaining an emergency communications system, primarily by receiving emergency calls for assistance from the citizens and visitors to Pike County, AL. Public safety communications is a fast paced and quickly evolving field. We do more than just answer the phone, we serve as the vital link between the public and responders. Always ready to answer the call, at every hour of every day so the public can live their lives in safety and security knowing that help is only a phone call away (or a text message, app push, automated alarm, etc.) We've come along way since the first 911 call in 1968, with over 50 years of experience we use science and technology to perfect the art of communications. Technicians are sent large streams of data with every request and must process everything they see and hear through computer databases and up to date maps to ensure that we provide the best service humanly possible to someone that may be experiencing the worst day of their life.

The position of Public Safety Communications Watch Commander is a lieutenant in our agency responsible for a watch or shift. This is a supervisory position.

By choosing apply now, below, you'll be taken to our application. Job description is also linked below. Please review the description carefully for any position you intend to apply.

Pay and Benefits
The pay-scale is linked below with job descriptions. Watch Commanders at least at Grade 6, Step 1 which equates to $17.29/hr. Step increases are available for education and experience on a case by case basis.

Full time employees are eligible to enroll in the local government health insurance plan free of charge to themselves and with a significantly subsidized premium for family coverage. Vision and dental insurance are also available. All full time employees receive enrollment in the state retirement system with tier 1 benefits. Full time employees also benefit from 84 hours of vacation leave, 112 hours of holiday leave, and 80 hours of uncapped sick leave. Employees that work overtime are eligible for compensatory time off instead of overtime pay if they so choose.


A complete list of minimum requirements and qualifications can be found in the job description. Applicants must have 2 or more years of direct public safety communications experience. Supervisory experience prefered.


Applications to be considered for this round of hiring must be submitted by May 23, 2022 at 1700 hours CDT.

Email or call our office at 334-670-6600

Job Description
Public Safety Communications Watch Commander

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Internal applicants should apply using the form in Aladtec.

Pike County Communications District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basic of race, color, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, gender, or sexual orientation.