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Posted on: June 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Become a 911 Dispatcher - Additional Testing Dates for 2022!

Dispatch Testing

The City of Port Angeles is offering local testing for those interested in becoming a 911 Dispatcher for the Port Angeles Police Department. If you have any questions or would like to register for an exam, please contact Human Resources at

Upcoming Public Safety Testing Dates:

  • June 23, 2022 at 10:00 am
  • July 6, 2022 at 10:00 am
  • July 20, 2022 at 10:00 am

Testing will take place in the Council Chambers of City Hall (321 E 5th St).

Communications Officer Salary Range: $26.171 - $35.052 per hour ($54,435.26 - $72,908.16 annually)

$1,500 Sign-on Bonus: New 911 Dispatchers are currently eligible for a $1,500 sign-on bonus, payable at time of completion of probation

Additional Benefits Include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage for employee and dependents, longevity, accrued time off, wellness program, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, PERS retirement and access to deferred compensation plans. Employee shares 11.5% of the medical premium. 

To learn more about the 911 Dispatcher/Communications Officer position, please visit our Virtual Job Center.