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Apply to be an Emergency Dispatcher

  • Summary Your exciting career with AECC as an Emergency Dispatcher begins with your online application. Find it here.

Want to become a dispatcher? What to be an integral part of the First Response World? Apply on line. We will be accepting applications April 19- May 3rd. Apply here: Employment


  • Citizen of the United States
  • Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License upon employment
  • Age 18 or older 
  • Must have uncorrected vision of at least 20/200, correctable to 20/20 in both eyes (eyesight between 20/100 and 20/200 must have a letter from their doctor stating eyesight is in static condition);
  • Must pass a dispatch simulator exam with a minimum score of 70
  • Must pass a basic office skills test with a typing score of at least 35 WPM.
  • High School Graduate or GED 
  • All military veterans must have an HONORABLE DISCHARGE documented by a DD-214 (Member 4 page must be included)


Application Process

  • Initial Application
  • Basic office skills test 
  • Dispatch Simulation Examination
  • Background Investigation
  • Polygraph Examination
  • Pre-Hire Orientation
  • Interview Board
  • Chief’s Interview
  • Medical Examination
  • Psychological Examination


Automatic Disqualifiers

  • Felony or Class A conviction, probation, deferred adjudication or community supervision;
  • Class B misdemeanor conviction; probation, deferred adjudication or community supervision within the previous 10 years;
  • Three at fault traffic accidents within the previous three years;
  • Eight traffic citations (not convictions) for moving violations in the previous three years, or three traffic citations (not convictions) for moving violations within the previous year;
  • Driver’s license presently suspended;
  • Any conviction of domestic violence;
  • Discharge from the military with other than an Honorable Discharge;
  • Illegal possession or use of controlled substance classified as a felony;
  • Illegally dealing in narcotics.

Possible Disqualifiers

  • History of bad debt;
  • Illegal possession or use of marijuana or THC
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