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Klamath 9-1-1 is your Public Safety Answering Point for all of Klamath County.  Our
dispatchers answer all incoming calls and dispatch for police, fire and ambulance. As an employee of the 9-1-1 center you will have a fulfilling career with great benefits and paid training. No dispatch experience required; WE TRAIN YOU! 




The Telecom  Specialist Trainee position is responsible for receiving 9-1-1 and other
emergency calls as well as supporting the dispatch services to Police, Fire and EMS.
This position is considered Half-Time working 32 - 37 hours per week with rotation of shifts on days, swing and grave.

How to apply for this position:

Read the Job Description & Qualifications below. Ensure that you can meet the
of this position including the passing of a clear background, drug & physical exam.

Fill out the following application and supplemental questionnaire below; return it to us via one of the following: Email to or Fax to 541-884-5026  
Mail or drop off at our office: 2543 Shasta Way Klamath Falls, OR. 97601

Telecomm Specialist Job Description.pdfTCST Wage & BenefitsApplication & Supplemental Documents


The Process:
1. Application reviewed for completeness, qualifications, grammar, spelling etc.
2. Criminal history checks are conducted and must have no criminal convictions
3. Qualified Applicants will be scheduled for a 2hr Dispatch Sit-in
4. Qualified Applicants will be scheduled for CritiCall Testing
(Typing, High School Equivalency & Multi Tasking)
5. Oral Board Interview will be scheduled with qualified applicants & a 2nd 2hr Dispatch Sit-in
6. Based on recommendation of the Oral Board applicants will be schedule for an individual interview with
the Executive Director.

Thank you for your support and interest in joining our team!

“This District is an Equal Opportunity Provider.”


About our staff

Klamath 9-1-1 Communications District employees are an exceptional close-knit group of people who live and participate in various communities in or near Klamath County. They are committed to highly-trained professional delivery of public safety services to the people who live in Klamath County, throughout and for the 27 police, fire and emergency medical agencies they dispatch for.


Thank you

In May 2019 the voters renewed an operating levy for emergency dispatch services. The District would like to express its gratitude to the citizens of Klamath County for passing this measure and for the support of countless partner public safety agencies. These dollars will be used to enhance the service to the community andthose public safety partners by increasing our staffing to appropriate levels.