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Careers in Emergency Communications

GHC 9-1-1 administers 9-1-1 service for 49 cities and 2 counties: Harris and Fort Bend. There are nearly 40 fully equipped 9-1-1 answering points within the GHC 9-1-1 service area

9-1-1 Telecommunicators and called dispatchers are the vital link between citizens with a problem and the Police, Fire and EMS responders.

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 GHC 9-1-1 area.


All job postings are provided to GHC 9-1-1 by the specified jurisdiction and are listed on the GHC website as a courtesy. GHC 9-1-1 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.
Current Openings:
9-1-1 Call Centers
The City of West University Place - Emergency Telecommunications Operator
The University of Texas at Houston Police Department (UT Police) - Senior Police Telecommunicator
City of Baytown - Communications
City of Missouri City PD - Telecommunications Officer
City of Katy - Telecommunications Dispatcher
City of Richmond Police Department - Telecommunicator
Memorial Villages Police Department - Telecommunicator
Jersey Village - 911 Dispatcher (full time)
The University of Texas at Houston Police Department (UT Police) - Lead Police Telecommunicator
City of Galena Park Police Department - Emergency Services Dispatcher / 911 Operator
Klein ISD Police Department - Police Dispatchers
The City of Friendswood Police Department - Part Time Communications Operator
City of Stafford Police Department - Telecommunications Officer
City of Richmond PD - Dispatcher
Constable Alan Rosen Harris County Constable Precinct 1 - Communication Officers
Humble Police Department - Telecommunicator
City of Rosenberg PD- Communications Specialist (Dispatcher)
Texas Harris County Sheriff’s Office - Full Time Communications Officers
Texas City Police Department - Licensed Telecommunications Operators
  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
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