Application Process

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
Submit your completed application to Grand Traverse County.

Testing Requirements
Successful completion of testing including:
  • Criticall Test: (Criticall is software that tests dispatcher, call taker, and telecommunicator applicants for critical skills and abilities necessary for success in today’s complex, and stressful, dispatching environment)
  • Typing 40 words per minute
  • Spelling test and other tests
Other Requirements
  • Complete mandatory job shadow
  • Pass criminal background check
  • Pass physical exam, drug screen, and hearing test