The State of Texas recognizes telecommunicators (dispatchers) as first responders alongside police officers, firefighters and paramedics. The role of telecommunicator is comparable to other first responder positions in complexity and stress, but typically operates remotely from an office environment.
Telecommunicators provide for the safety of the public and first responders by staffing a high call volume, 24-hour a day, 7-day a week, Communications Unit is responsible for emergency and non-emergency call taking and the radio dispatching of police, fire, EMS and city services, among many other responsibilities.
The Communications Unit operates under the authority of the Deer Park Police Department and is comprised of 13 Telecommunicators and one Communications Supervisor when fully staffed.
Apply online to become a dispatcher at Job Postings | Deer Park, TX - Official Website. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the complete job description at the time of application. Ideal candidates will comprehend the significance the role of telecommunicator in the provision of public safety, possess an excellent attitude, remain positive and professional when under stress, work shift work, holidays, weekends and overtime, demonstrate the ability to successfully process repeat negative and traumatic incidents, and have the ability to simultaneously perform and prioritize multiple tasks.
Should you need to contact dispatch, please call
For emergencies: 911
If you need copies of reports, please call records at 281-478-2000
To pay a ticket, please call the court at 281-479-7238