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43-5031.00    Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    4 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    1 match
    Detailed Work Activities     no matches


  • Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Police Communications Dispatcher
  • Police Communications Operator
  • Police Dispatcher
  • Police Radio Dispatcher

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Operate radio, telephone, or computer equipment at emergency response centers. Receive reports from the public of crimes, disturbances, fires, and medical or police emergencies. Relay information to law enforcement and emergency response personnel. May maintain contact with caller until responders arrive.


  • Receive incoming telephone or alarm system calls regarding emergency and non-emergency police and fire service, emergency ambulance service, information and after hours calls for departments within a city.