911 Operators Needed

The Winston-Salem Police Department has immediate openings for 911 operators. Starting pay is $37,809 while in training and $39,799 after training. High school graduates are eligible to apply. Find more information about the job and how to apply. City Council approved a $2,500 signing bonus for applicants who are hired.


How to Apply for a Non-Sworn Position in the Winston-Salem Police Department:

Applications for non-sworn positions are accepted when vacancies occur; vacancies are posted on the Jobs page.

Application Process for Non-Sworn Positions

  1. Submission of online City of Winston-Salem Application (Initial Application)
  2. Review of Application by Winston-Salem Police Department Recruiting Personnel. Secondary application packets will be emailed to applicants upon review of the initial city application.
    Notice: To ensure materials are submitted in a timely manner, a submission date will be set and noted in the materials you receive.
  3. Applicants who meet minimum qualifications will proceed to the next stage.
  4. Pre-Conditional Offer of Employment Testing
    1. Oral Interview
    2. Suitability Screener
    3. Typing Test - if applicable
  5. Background Investigation
  6. Conditional Offer of employment
  7. Post-Conditional Offer of Employment Testing
    1. Drug Screening
    2. Medical Examination
    3. Polygraph Examination
    4. Psychological Interview
  8. Final Offer of Employment to Selected Applicants

Job Descriptions

Learn more about non-sworn positions, including pay, work schedule and job description.

The Winston-Salem Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

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