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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Montgomery County Hosting Walk-up Hiring Open House for 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

Emergency Communications

NORRISTOWN, PA – The Montgomery County Department of Public Safety and the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources are inviting interested candidates for the role of 9-1-1 Telecommunicator to a walk-up hiring open house this Saturday, September 18, 2021.

Montgomery County 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Hiring Open House
Saturday, September 18, 2021
7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Montgomery County Department of Public Safety
Emergency Operations Center
50 Eagleville Road
Eagleville, PA 19403

No pre-registration is needed, job applications will be available on site. Free parking is available at the facility. All visitors must check-in with security at the main gate. 

Anyone interested in applying should bring a valid driver’s license. During the event, applicants will be able to fill out an application and take an employment test. Candidates who are successful on the test may be invited to participate in an interview and listen to emergency calls and dispatches during a “sit-along” in the Emergency Communications Center. The application process typically takes between 3-4 hours for successful candidates.

9-1-1 Telecommunicators are trained to receive calls from the public and to accurately assign requests for police, fire, emergency medical units, and other public safety resources. For a full job description, click here.

Interested applicants can email questions to publicsafety@montcopa.org or call (610) 631-6500 during business hours. 

For those unable to make the hiring event, applications are available online or in person at the Montgomery County Department of Human Resources located at One Montgomery Plaza, 425 Swede Street, 7th Floor, Norristown, PA 19401. All applications must be submitted online or returned in person to the Human Resources Office.

Upon successful hire, 9-1-1 Telecommunicators receive generous benefits through Montgomery County that include competitive wages, tuition reimbursement, excellent health care benefits, County pension, and paid time off.

For a listing of all career opportunities with Montgomery County, please visit www.montcopa.org/jobs

About the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety
The mission of the Montgomery County Department of Safety is to provide the community with highly professional, well-coordinated public safety services through training, education, communications, planning and management of the response to, and recovery from, natural or man-made disasters. We do this primarily by operating the county’s 9-1-1 public safety telephone system and emergency dispatch radio service, through our Office of Emergency Management and the training we provide to fire, law enforcement and emergency medical first responders at our Public Safety Training Campus.

Media Contacts: Kelly Cofrancisco, kcofrancisco@montcopa.org; Todd Stieritz, tstierit@montcopa.org

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