County 9-1-1 Recruitment Opportunities

Join Our Team!!

Are you looking for a job that both challenges and provides you an opportunity to help others in the community? How about a career in Public Safety as a 9-1-1 Dispatcher?

All employment opportunities with Santa Clara County Communications are handled through the Employee Services Agency and can be found by clicking here and searching for the term 'dispatcher.'

County Communications recruits entry level dispatch positions several times a year for specific academy classes. Please check back often as recruitments open and close several times a year.

Job Interest Cards:
If you are interested in being notified when the next recruitment is open, please complete the job interest notification card here. Make sure you select the 9-1-1 Telecommunications category.

Upcoming Recruitment:

The date Applications for Academy 24-03 is to be determined (TBD); Complete the interest notification card to receive  notification when the recruitment is open.

Santa Clara County 911 Communications recruitment table


Santa Clara County 911 Communications Mission Statement

Santa Clara County Communications Provides Dispatching and 9-1-1 for the following agencies within the county.

Logos for Santa Clara County Sheriff's, Fire, EMS, and Parks Departments


Dispatcher I

- Entry level position : Law Dispatcher / Radio & Call Taking functions


Dispatcher II

- Dispatches either EMS or Fire resources in addition to Law resources


Dispatcher III

- Dispatches in all three communities Law, Fire and EMS


All Employees Receive:
Excellent Medical Coverage and benefits
Tuition reimbursement for school
Cal-PERS Retirement
Generous Vacation time
Extra Pay for working nights and holidays


4/10 Schedule (4 days on 3 days off 10 hours per-day)
A Shift: 2100-0700 C Shift: 0700-1700 E shift: 1600-0200
B Shift: 0100-1100 D Shift: 1100-2100

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