City of San Angelo
  • Public Safety Communications (PSC)
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • Other
  • Volunteer


Answer emergency and non-emergency calls and enter all pertinent information into the CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) system. Perform dispatch services for Police, Fire, and Ambulance services using a variety of electronic communications equipment. After extensive training, make critical decisions while handling several tasks at once while maintaining control of telephone conversations. Work various hours, and during disaster situations, be available for call and able to return to work on short notice. Use computer system to perform inquiries and relay retrieved data to requestor. Hours:  Various hours throughout the week and possibly as needed.


An application can be submitted online, but volunteer must pass a dispatcher exam and a typing test of 35 wpm before an application will be considered. The dispatcher exam and typing test must be taken in person at City Hall, Human Resources, 2nd floor, 72 W. College Ave., San Angelo, TX 76903. City Hall hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to noon, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm. No appointment is needed for testing. Please allow at least one hour AND thirty minutes for testing. United States Citizenship is required by Title 37, Part 7, Chapter 217, Rule 217.2;  Minimum Standards for Telecommunicators of the Texas Administrative Code established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (T.C.O.L.E.). Volunteer must be a high school graduate or passed a general educational development test (GED). Must have good credit. Must not have any felony convictions or any Class B or higher convictions in the last 10 years. Must pass a minor background check. May be subject to polygraph exam. Knowledge of computer entry and retrieval skills. Must be able to write legibly and speak clearly and fluently. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and general public. Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures. Must be able to bend or stoop to retrieve and lift files, books, or other materials weighing 10-15 lbs. A valid driver's license with a good driving record is required.

Job positions are subject to close prior to advertised closing date. 

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