Communications Specialist

The City of Stillwater operates a full service communications center staffed by Communication Specialist, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Communication Specialists are responsible for answering and coordinating response to emergency and non-emergency calls for the Stillwater area.  This includes police, fire, and ambulance services. Dispatchers

In order to become a Communication Specialist for the City of Stillwater an application must be submitted through the City of Stillwater Human Resources Department. To see what positions we are currently hiring for, please visit the City of Stillwater Main Page at No previous training or law enforcement experience is required. 

Upon completing the initial application the applicant will be notified of a date for computerized examination.  Upon successful completion of the exam, select applicants will be scheduled for an interview board date.  Upon successful completion of the interview, the top applicants will be selected and a background investigation will be conducted. 

Once the background investigation is completed the applicant will submit to a polygraph examination and drug screen.  The applicant will then be scheduled to take the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory to determine their suitability for the position.

The final stage of the selection process will include an interview with the Chief of Police.