9-1-1 Operator

Starting pay: $17.20 hr

The City of Fort Worth Police Department is recruiting 911 Operators.  The minimum standard which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position is a High School Diploma or GED.  All candidates must be US citizens at the time of application. 

***All education and experience must be reflective on the application and resume***

ALL new hires in this classification are REQUIRED to work 2nd or 3rd shifts, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS, and also Mandatory Overtime as necessary.

The successful candidate will:

  • Receive emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls; gather critical information, evaluate and determine the appropriate responding agency.


Other Requirements. All candidates of the City of Fort Worth Police Department must be able to pass:

  • Applicants must not have used marijuana within the last 24 months, nor illegally used any controlled substances within the last ten (10) years
  • All applicants must meet Minimum Standards. Failure to meet Minimum Standards will result in
  • being immediately disqualified from the hiring process. Minimum Standards are listed at the end of this announcement.
  • An extensive background check
  • A polygraph examination
  • A pre-employment drug screen
  • A CJIS fingerprint background check
  • A psychological exam
  • CritiCall Skills Assessment Examination: All candidates must pass the CritiCall Skills Assessment Test with a passing score of 62 Overall and 2,504 Keystrokes. The CritiCall test is administered between 9 AM – 3 PM, at City Hall, 200 Texas St, Fort Worth, TX 76102.  (No Appointment Necessary but a photo ID is required).


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