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Salary

The SCHP Telecommunications Unit is looking for the most highly qualified candidates to join our team. Your rank and starting salary would be based on the total years of Public Safety or Law Enforcement dispatch experience and current certification status.     

Salary Effective December 2, 2021

Current Hiring Salaries

Telecommunications Operator I (TCO I)

  • Initial Starting Salary – no Public Safety Dispatch Experience and not NCIC certified.
  • Starting Salary: $32,448 

Telecommunications Operator II (TCO II)

  • Serves as a TCO I for 18 months.  Successfully completes all certifications to include NCIC certification.
  • Certified Public Safety Dispatcher with a minimum 18 months of experience and is NCIC certified.
  • Salary: $34,963

Telecommunications Operator III (TCO III)

  • Serves as a TCO II for 18 months.  Successfully maintains all certifications to include NCIC certification
  • Certified Public Safety Dispatcher with a minimum 3 years of experience and is NCIC certified.
  • Salary: $37,477

Eligible for promotion to rank of Assistant Telecommunications Supervisor (ATCS) – Promotional Process

Telecommunications Operator IV (TCO IV)

  • Serves as a TCO III for 2 years.  Successfully maintains all certifications to include NCIC certification
  • Certified Public Safety Dispatcher with a minimum 5 years of experience and is NCIC certified.
  • Salary: $40,000

Eligible for promotion to rank of Assistant Telecommunications Supervisor (ATCS) – Promotional Process