Prince George's County All Related FAQs All Related FAQs 911 Emergency Communications (Homeland Security) 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? Call us at 301-324-4327. What is the shift work schedule? Personnel are assigned a ten or twelve hour rotating shift schedule based upon operational necessity. 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. 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 ".