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ECSO is accepting applications for the position of 911 Calltaker-Dispatcher Trainee. No experience is necessary; however, applicants with experience in public safety dispatching or calltaking are encouraged to apply.

We will be conducting online skills testing through the end of September.  In-person panel interviews are planned for early October, assuming public health conditions allow it.  The estimated start of training for successful candidates would be in early November.

Please Note: Fast and accurate keyboarding is an essential skill for this position and will be measured in the first module of our online skills test. The minimum passing score to continue is 45 words-per-minute after deductions for errors.

For minimum job requirements, duties, and other information about the position, see the links below:

Job Description


Wage range is $3,666/month for entry-level trainees up to $5,457/month for the top step (earned by years employed) of a full 911 Calltaker-Dispatcher.

Play the video below for a look behind the scenes at ECSO of our wonderful 9-1-1 Call Taker/Dispatchers at work: