Work For E-911

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Experienced in telecommunications, public safety, or related field
  • Listening skills test
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have High School diploma or GED
  • Obtain a criminal background record check from all locations resided in last 5 years
  • Reading skills test
  • Select Assessment Test
  • Sign authorization to release information for employment purposes
  • Typing skills test

After Employment Requirements

  • Complete personal history statement
  • CPR
  • Evacuation of Workplace training
  • Fingerprint submission
  • Fire extinguisher proper handling training
  • HIPPA/Annually
  • ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700
  • In-house training and orientation
  • Mandatory quarterly EMD training
  • Mandatory quarterly in-house training
  • National Crime Information Center Certification
  • National Emergency Police Dispatch
  • National Emergency Telecommunicator
  • National/State Emergency Medical Dispatcher Certification
  • Onslow County Safety Training/Annually
  • Sexual/Workplace Harassment Workplace Violence - Annually
  • Sign a confidentiality statement
  • Various local and regional training opportunities

Work Schedule

The E-911 work schedule consists of shift work. The work schedule is two weeks of 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and then rotate to 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. for two weeks. You are scheduled off every other weekend.

As a telecommunicator you are required to be available for work during times of disaster or other events requiring essential personnel.


To find out if there are current openings or to apply for a position, please visit the Human Resources Employment page.