Is This Career Right for You?
A self-evaluation questionnaire
Choosing a career as a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher may be one of the most rewarding decisions you will make. The position offers many opportunities to make a positive difference in the lives of others. You will be:
- The voice Behind the Headset.
- The First of the First Responders.
- The police officer’s partner on the front line.
- Part of a team that maintains public safety.
- Part of a culture where your colleagues become your second family.
- Proud to be part of the RCMP’s rich culture and traditions.
However, this job is not for everyone. There are several inherent realities of the position that you should understand as you consider if this career is the right choice for you. The following self-evaluation questionnaire is intended to help you determine whether a career as a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher is right for you. Each of the following statements describes an important quality, characteristic or consideration required of a 9-1-1 Police Dispatcher. It will help you determine if your experience matches up with the responsibilities of the job. Consider these statements carefully, and be honest with yourself.
If you answered
No to any of these questions, perhaps this is not the career for you at this time. Learn More.
If you answered
Yes to all of these questions and would like to proceed to the next stage, contact our 9-1-1 Police Dispatch Recruitment Team. In the body of the email, please provide your name, home address and email address and indicate your preferred location (Courtenay, Kelowna, Prince George or Surrey).
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