El Paso Fire Department hiring Public Safety Communicator Trainees


If you’re in search of a job, the El Paso Fire Department may have an opportunity for you!

From now through December 6, the department is accepting applications for Public Safety Communicator Trainees.

According to a news release, Public Safety Communicators process emergency and non-emergency telephone calls and dispatch, monitor, and coordinate activities of emergency personnel using a multi-channel radio system and a computer-aided dispatch system.

According to the fire department, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A high school diploma or GED and,
  • Two years of general work experience, with at least one year involving public contact

Officials say Spanish is not required for hiring, but may be a requirement depending on which function is assigned. However, non-Spanish-speakers are still encouraged to apply.

Selected candidates will undergo a paid, six-month training period and earn $14.65 an hour. Upon completion of the training, trainees will be promoted to Public Safety Communicator, starting at $34,537 annually.

Anyone interested in the opening can click HERE to apply.

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