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Public Safety Communications (PSC) is the Prince George’s County Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and staffed with civilian personnel that are dedicated to assisting citizens and public safety personnel during emergencies and times of need.
While employment opportunities for management, supervisory, technical support, and administrative positions may be available in the PSC and the 9-1-1 Center on occasion, the majority of the job opportunities are dispatcher and 9-1-1 call taker positions in the 9-1-1 Emergency Call Center.
We encourage you to review the information below, view our recruiting video, contact the Public Safety Communications Recruiter and click on the employment link for more information on a rewarding career at Public Safety Communications.
What is the starting salary?
The employment opportunity announcement indicates the starting salary for the position applied. The starting salary of an entry level position within the 9-1-1 Center is competitive with other 9-1-1 and dispatch personnel throughout the region.
What is the shift work schedule?
Personnel are assigned a ten or twelve hour rotating shift schedule based upon operational necessity.
Will I need to go through a background investigation?
Yes, all public safety employees must successfully complete a background investigation. The civilian background investigation process can take approximately (4) to (6) months to be completed.
Would I be part of a retirement program?
Yes, PSC employees are part of the Maryland State Retirement System Plan under the "The Rule of 90 ".
Are the employees represented by a Union or Bargaining Unit?
Yes, 9-1-1 and dispatcher personnel are represented by the Police Civilian Employee Association.
How can I get more information?
Read our Frequently Asked Questions about working at PSC.
Contact PSC at PSCRecruiting@co.pg.md.us or Call 301-352-1440
To check the status of your application click here.
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