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Police Telecommunicator

Montgomery County, Maryland



Montgomery County Police Department

Personnel Division

2350 Research Blvd, Room 203

Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 240-773-5300; 301-762-7619 (TDD - Hearing Impaired)



Starting Salary: $30,920


Application Deadline: Open




Are you looking for an exciting job in public safety performing an essential

community service? Are you good at communicating and multi-tasking, and

do you have good attention to detail? Consider a career as a Montgomery

County Police Telecommunicator. A Police Telecommunicator, or Emergency

911 Calltaker/Dispatcher, is a critical part of the law enforcement team and

is a stimulating and rewarding career. As an emergency calltaker and dispatcher, you will be responsible for answering emergency calls to police 911 lines, and dispatching police officers to respond to the calls, using the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system. You will work in a comfortable, state-of-the-art telecommunications facility.



To apply, you must:

  • have completed high school

  • be able to type at least 25 words per minute

  • have one year of responsible work experience involving public contact

  • ability to speak clearly and distinctly

  • be able to perform assignments or attend functions at various locations when required for job related duties

  • successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation conducted by the Department of Police

As a Police Telecommunicator I, you'll receive extensive training on our state-of-the-art computer system. When you are ready, you'll be part of our law enforcement community. You will receive continuing training and will be eligible for career advancement opportunities.

Like all career County employees, a Police Telecommunicator is eligible for traditional benefits such as group insurance and retirement plans, as well as additional job-specific benefits.

A Police Telecommunicator is an important link to our dynamic, growing, and culturally diverse community. Because we value diversity in our workforce as well as in our community, we encourage minorities to apply.


Go to your future as a Montgomery County Police Telecommunicator!



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