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The City of Portland, Oregon

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9-1-1 Bureau of Emergency Communications

Partners in Public Safety. Call 9-1-1: Save a Life, Report a Fire, Stop a Crime.

Phone: 503-823-0911

NON-EMER: 503-823-3333

PO Box 1927, Portland, OR 97207

Jobs/Training

Recruitment Process

Applying for a job at BOEC

Typing Test Instructions

Instructions for taking your typing test.

Typing Speed Verification Form

Print this form to take with you

Compensation Plan

Wages at BOEC

Training Process

Length of the Training Program

Communications Training Officers

"CTOs ... partner with new trainees during the on-the-job phase of the telecommunicator training program"

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.