DPSC Career Opportunities

Often described as "a job like no other," Fairfax County Public Safety Communicators (PSCs) are committed to answering all 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls with professionalism, integrity and compassion while efficiently dispatching police, fire and emergency medical services. Customer service is essential to our success, so we treat each caller with empathy and respect. Our dedicated and highly trained professionals routinely offer life-saving medical instructions in addition to providing accurate public safety information.

To learn more, explore the links below:

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The First of the First Responders

Check out our award-winning recruitment video

Public Safety Communicator Duties and Responsibilities

Discover what PSCs do and their shift schedules

Benefits and Rate of Pay

Find out about the high-quality benefit package and compensation provided by Fairfax County

Opportunities for Advancement

Learn why this is an exciting time to join the DPSC team

Selection Criteria

What is it that makes our PSCs special?  Check out the criteria we use to select them.

Department of Public Safety Communications Culture

Meet 9-1-1 call takers and discover what makes DPSC a great place to work


Interested? Take the first step and apply using Fairfax County's Job Application Process

Public Safety Communications Training Academy

Learn more about our first class, one-of-a-kind DPSC Training  Academy


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