911 Careers

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Williamson County Emergency Communications is currently hiring for 9-1-1 Dispatchers. Applications will be accepted February 12 through March 28.  Find out more!

What do you need to know before applying:

  • Position: Telecommunications Officer
  • Annual salary starts at $57,291 (before Overtime)
  • No experience is required with paid training time during the academy
  • Online application and testing process
  • Questions? Email Williamson County Emergency Communications

Working as a dispatcher for Williamson County, you can:

  • Serve your community
  • Learn new skills
  • Grow in your career

Find openings on the Human Resources - Careers page.

Careers with Emergency Communications

Being an Emergency Communications Telecommunicator (Dispatcher) is a very challenging but rewarding career. Williamson County Emergency Communications strives to provide excellent customer service to those who depend on us as our mission states below.

Williamson County Emergency Communications Hiring

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When recruitment is open, the process consists of the following steps that can take approximately 5 months from start to finish. No experience is necessary to apply. See the below breakdown of the steps:

  • The applicant is required to submit an online application.
  • Applications are vetted for completeness, accuracy, and review of various qualifications.
  • Selected applicants are required to pass an online skills test.
  • Selected applicants are required to pass an online assessment test.
  • Selected applicants that passed both tests are required to complete and submit a Personal History Statement (PDF).
  • Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview.
  • Following the interviews, background investigations are completed. Only applicants with favorable background investigations will be allowed to move forward.
  • Top applicants are selected based on a combination of their test and interview scores. Those top applicants will be offered a conditional job offer.
  • Selected applicants that accepted the conditional job offer are sent for pre-employment screenings that include but are not limited to, drug screening, psychological exam, and fingerprints.
  • Start Date!

All candidates are required to successfully pass all the requirements listed above. Our staff handles public safety sensitive data and candidates will be disqualified from the application/employment process for the reasons listed in the document - Causes for Rejection (PDF).

Please note: In addition to the Williamson County Emergency Communications applicant process, you must meet the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) minimum qualifications for licensure. To view their requirements, please visit the Texas Administrative Code website.