The City of Burleson seeks an experienced manager to lead the Communications Center in a newly created standalone city department, following a recent reorganization. With strong support from City leadership, this is a blue-sky opportunity for the best in the field! In a recent reorganization, the Public Safety Communications Center was moved from being a unit within the Burleson Police Department to become a standalone department that reports to the City Manager’s Office. Led by the Public Safety Communications Manager, the center is staffed with 19 employees and operates 24/7 to serve the Burleson community as the initial first responder team responsible to dispatch and support Burleson’s Fire and Police Departments, as well as the City’s EMS ambulance provider. Any combination of related education, experience, certifications, and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these qualifications is with Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Business, or related field; and, Five or more years of management experience in a public safety communications center. TCOLE Advanced Telecommunicator Certification or greater is preferred, as is affiliation with a one or more recognized public safety communications trade organizations. Salary is negotiable based on qualifications and career experience, with a preliminary annual salary up to $131,000, including an excellent benefits package.