Department of Public Safety Communications

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: FOR EMERGENCIES CALL 9-1-1! (From outside of Fairfax County call 703-691-2233) or To Report a Non-Emergency Incident Call 703-691-2131; The listed contact information is for administrative information during normal business hours

TTY 711 (See Contacts Page for Administrative Listings)

Roy Oliver,

Salaries and Benefits of Fairfax County 9-1-1 Call Takers

Fairfax County 9-1-1 call takers enjoy competitive salaries and a generous employee benefits package that  includes comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance,  a retirement plan, 12.5 paid holidays per year and annual and sick leave.  Unlike many other Public Safety agencies, our PSC's do not work rotating shifts and the county places an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance for our employees.  All call takers start at a base pay rate of $19.82 per hour; as you qualify in additional skill areas on the Operations floor, your rate of pay increases.

Employee Benefits include the following:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Periodic Salary Reviews
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Two Flexible Spending Programs
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employees' Child Care Center

For detailed information on all employee benefits, visit the Fairfax County benefits website.

To learn more about career advancement opportunities for PSCs in DPSC, click HERE.


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