No, the position of fire communications officer requires you to work out of a secure facility in Bexar County.
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The Fire Marshal’s Office/Office of Emergency Management Communications Division is co-located with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office at the Emergency Communications Center. This division, referred to as Bexar County Fire Dispatch, is comprised of eleven (11) full-time Telecommunications Officers, and two (2) part-time Telecommunications Officers who staff the Communications Center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The division provides an essential service that provides emergency dispatch services for 38 fire stations, 12 Emergency Services Districts, 13 municipal cities, and for all Fire Marshal and Office of Emergency Management personnel.
Below are a few examples of what your training might look like.
With our services being a critical and life-saving resource for Bexar County residents, you will work in a rotating shift assignment that includes nights, weekends, and holidays. 9-1-1 needs to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.