Inside the FSPD - Employment Opportunities - 911 Dispatcher

911 Dispatcher           Starting Salary $28,912.00
The Fort Smith Police Department - 911 Dispatch Applications for 911 Dispatcher positions are available from the Department of Human Resources for the City of Fort Smith, located at 623 Garrison Avenue on the third floor of the Stephens Building. All applications will receive a complete review and potential candidates will be scheduled for an oral interview and computer based applicant screening test. An intensive background investigation will be completed on those applicants that are selected to move forward in the process. Those applicants selected for hire will complete a medical physical with drug screen, psychological test and polygraph. For further details contact the Recruiting Coordinator for the Fort Smith Police Department.


Salary and Benefits
The Fort Smith Police Department’s Communications Center offers an exceptional entry-level salary and benefits package. As an operator’s career progresses, step raises, and opportunities for advancement come into play. Please take a moment to review the benefits outlined below. Again, if you have any questions please feel free to contact the Recruiting Coordinator for additional information.
  • Additional Benefits


    • 10 Days Paid Vacation after 1st Year
    • 96 Hours Sick Leave per year up to 960 hours
    • 11 Paid Holidays per year
    • Longevity Pay
    • Necessary Equipment Furnished
    • Tuition Assistance for Continuing Education
    • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Package
    • Employee’s Federal Credit Union
    • City provided Retirement Income Plan