Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

High Pay, High Demand
Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment at emergency response centers. Receive reports from the public of crimes, disturbances, fires, and medical or police emergencies. Relay information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May maintain contact with caller until responders arrive.

Skills Required

Holland Code: Conventional - for organized people who like structure and detail-oriented work

Conventional - for organized people who like structure and detail-oriented work

Minimum Level of Education Required

High School + Training

There are multiple education and training pathways to prepare for this career. In addition to credentials, employer sponsored training, on-the-job training, and other types of experience can help you get the skills and knowledge you need to be successful.

Translate