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Telecommunicator Job Facts
The Grapevine Police Department Communications Unit is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Some Dispatchers are required to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Shift hours can vary, depending on manpower.
A typical schedule may be 5 days on duty, and 2 days off (8 hour shifts), or 4 days on duty, 3 days off (combination shifts).
Mandatory overtime may new assigned at any time with little or no advance notice. If necessary, assigned shifts and/or days off may be changed to meet operational needs of the Department.
Essential Job Tasks
Performing on the Job
Essential Prerequisite Skills & Abilities
Telecommunicator Application Process
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