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FOR CURRENT OR PREVIOUS DISPATCHERS. If you currently work or have worked at a 911 center in the United States within the last two years, you may be classified as a Lateral Dispatcher/Calltaker. Skagit 911 is always open to speaking with Lateral Dispatchers/Calltakers. If you would like to know more or wish to apply for a position at Skagit 911, please email Skagit 911's hiring team at Hiring@skagit911.us
Skagit 911's staff and Board of Directors are currently discussing asking Skagit County voters for another 1/10th of 1% Sales Tax revenue to help fund Skagit 911's growing technology, infrastructure, facility, and disaster resilience costs. Please stay tuned as more information will be posting here on our website as information develops.
For the news article from Skagit Valley Herald related to this discussion, please click the following news articles:
For information on the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, please click the link below:
Skagit 911 is an Emergency Communications Center. When you call 9-1-1 in Skagit County, you reach employees of Skagit 911. From there, Dispatchers/Call-Takers take the information you provide them and advise the appropriate law, fire, or EMS department(s). Skagit 911 provides radio dispatching for all Law Enforcement Agencies, all Fire Departments, all Emergency Medical Services in Skagit County, and even North Cascades National Parks Service.
In addition, Skagit 911's mission is to provide the most efficient means of dispatching emergency response units throughout Skagit County to better serve the citizens and protect life and property: “Respect, Protection and Safety for all in our community”.
Please be advised that the Skagit 911 Board of Directors will be holding a special Board of Directors Meeting in the week of July 25th (exact date not set yet).
Should you have any questions, please contact Krista Skonord, Executive Assistant, at (360)428-3200.
Skagit 911 will be hosting virtual "open houses" on August 11th through 13th in the evening. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in a career with Skagit 911 to learn more about our organization and mission to see if this would be the career for you!
Exact times and log in information will be emailed out to those that register. To register for this virtual open house, click this link on your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone: https://form.jotform.com/Skagit911/skagit-911s-virtual-open-house.
Live in Skagit County? Work in Skagit County? Have family that lives in or works in Skagit County?
If you answered yes, you may want to consider signing up for Skagit County's new emergency notification system, "CodeRed"! With CodeRed, Skagit 911 and Skagit County DEM (Department of Emergency Management) can notify you in the case of emergencies. This system is a great way to receive local, timely and critical information when it matters most. Signing up is easy too! You can sign up with your Google, Facebook or Twitter account for a quick and easy sign up! If you don't have a Google, Facebook or Twitter account, you can sign up with any email address.
To sign up and receive Skagit County emergency notifications, please click the "CodeRed" icon above!