Delaware County Department of Emergency Services Host Recruitment Event

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Released: August 24, 2023

Delaware County Department of Emergency Services to Host August 26 Recruitment Event for 911 Public Safety Telecommunicators

The Delaware County Department of Emergency Services is hosting a comprehensive half-day informational event on Saturday, August 26, aimed at enticing new talent to become 911 Public Safety Telecommunicators.

There are several openings and Emergency Services is actively recruiting within the County. These positions provide competitive pay (starting $51K annual salary) and a great benefits package.

The four-hour recruitment event will allow individuals interested in pursuing a job at the Delaware County 911 Center to speak directly with the team and gather information about open positions. Attendees will also get additional information about the upcoming Department of Emergency Services 2023 Fall Class of Public Safety Telecommunicators — a comprehensive 16-hour paid instructional class that provides new employees with the training and preparation they will need to succeed at the 911 Center.

Interested individuals are urged to RSVP to confirm their interest in attending, although walk-ins are welcome. To RSVP, or to ask general questions about the Recruitment Event and the upcoming Fall Class of Public Safety Telecommunicators, please send an email to

Interested individuals can also apply for open positions directly and immediately through the Delaware County website at Attendance at the recruitment event is NOT a requirement for consideration.

More About The Position

Individuals are responsible for receiving 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls from the public and initiating the appropriate police, ambulance, or fire response with the use of a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system, and communicate pre-arrival medical, fire and law enforcement instructions to callers.

An ideal candidate is someone comfortable making quick decisions, coordinating multiple tasks at one time, and can remain calm, professional, and even-tempered during emergency situations.

Individuals do not have to be residents of Delaware County to apply, but non-County residents will be expected to reside in the County within a reasonable period after being hired.

Recruitment Event Details

Delaware County Emergency Services
360 N. Middletown Road, Media, PA 19063
Saturday, August 26, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Contact Us

  •   201 West Front Street,
         Media, PA 19063
  •   8:30AM - 4:30PM
           Monday - Friday
  •   610-891-4000

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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.

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