Careers in Emergency Communications
We Live To Help People
Dispatch can be a very rewarding and fulfilling career. It is the ultimate form of “customer service”. 9-1-1 Telecommunicators and called dispatchers are the vital link between citizens with a problem and the Police, Fire and EMS responders.
If you are interested in looking into a career in emergency communications, this site provides job vacancies on occasion for the 9-1-1 call centers within the state of Missouri.
What is it Like?
If you ask 9-1-1 Telecommunicators what they like about their job, they will tell you:
Exciting work environment
The opportunity and ability to help people in need
Interaction with other dispatchers, police officers and fire personnel
Variety – there’s always something new
Being a hero to someone every day
Making a difference in the community
Dispatchers are required to make quick decisions; coordinate multiple tasks at one time; have reasoning skills and the ability to maintain control of a situation. It is the nature of the job that, at any time, an emergency will require a dispatcher’s full and immediate attention and response. Individuals with the ability to remain calm, professional and even-tempered during emergency situations are the candidates necessary for this challenging, yet rewarding, career.
All job postings are provided to the Mo911DA by the specified jurisdiction and are listed on the website as a courtesy. Mo911DA does not hire dispatchers or telcommunicators. All information pertaining to the job (job description, contact info, etc.) will be provided on the job description link.
No openings available at this time.
You can always reach out to your local agency for openings and information.