The City of Owensboro is now accepting applications for 9-1-1 Dispatcher Telecommunicators. 

Applications must be received no later than, Friday, April 28.  There is a mandatory exam typing exam on Tuesday, May 16, and a Written Exam on, Wednesday, May 17, at 6 p.m.

Further information on job requirements and the recruitment process may be obtained online at (click on “Career Opportunities” and then the position of interest) or by going to (click on “Employment Opportunities” & click on the position for which you wish to apply). If you need assistance, call the below listed numbers.
Each person applying must must complete an application for each position and indicate on if it is for “Telecommunicator” or “Calltaker”. Head on over to to apply. Click on “Employment Opportunities”; then click on the position(s) of interest; follow directions on how to apply (i.e., in upper right hand corner, click “Download Application” to complete application electronically; Save; Then click arrow in very upper left hand corner to go back to previous page, then click “Submit Application” and complete required information; Click “Submit”. After you have submitted your application you should receive a message telling you if your application was successfully submitted).

Applications can also be obtained by calling (270) 687-8861, (270) 687-8867, or Toll-free (888) 6168540. Mail paper applications to Jo Hall, Support Services, Owensboro Police Dept, 222 East 9th Street, Owensboro, KY 42303. Application required for each position for which you are applying. Resume alone is insufficient. To confirm receipt of your application, call (270) 687-8861 prior to the deadline.

The City of Owensboro is a phenomenal place to work.  I was employed with them for many years and loved the friendships I made and the leadership skills I obtained.


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