Careers in Telecommunications

The Calcasieu Parish Communications District invites you to explore an exciting new career. The Calcasieu Parish Communications District provides emergency communications services to the citizens and public service entities of the parish of Calcasieu, which has a population of 192,768 (2015) and covers 1086 square miles. We answer an average of 230,936 (2015) emergency 9-1-1 calls annually and are housed within a $3 million operation facility with state-of-the-art equipment. We are a centralized 9-1-1, police, fire, and sheriff dispatch center.

As one of our public safety communications professionals, you will embark on an exciting career as the primary link between people who desperately need help and public safety providers. Each day in our center is an adventure. Handling the variety of challenges we face every day requires special people – and you could be one of them.

This packet has been prepared to provide you with essential information pertaining to the position of Telecommunicator and the selection process. Read the information thoroughly. Failure to follow the instructions implied within may result in disqualification.

Please provide your email address as most correspondence will occur electronically when feasible. Your email address should be written clearly and legibly.

Applicants determined to be ineligible for appointment on the basis of a single test, examination, interview, or investigation are informed, in writing, of such decision within thirty (30) days. Ineligible applicants may be entitled to re-apply after 1 year if within the guidelines of District policy.

Applicants selected for appointment will be given exact starting dates and advised specifically that they have been chosen. Do not assume you have been, or will be, appointed until that time.

Should you have any questions concerning the selection process, please contact the Recruitment Officer at 337-439-0811, Monday thru Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Both the Employment Application AND the Personal History Questionnaire must be properly completed to participate in the selection process. The Personal History Questionnaire must be notarized prior to submission. Incomplete applications may be grounds for rejection.

The Calcasieu Parish Communications District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


All forms must be properly
filled out & submitted or you
may be rejected from the
selection process.