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NORCOM is looking for professional, dynamic individuals who have an interest in working in the field of emergency communications. We hire for positions throughout the agency including technical, clerical and management level jobs. Visit our Employment page for more information.

Current Open Positions:

Position Deadline
Telecommunicator Open until filled

Becoming a telecommunicator:

Video: Becoming a telecommunicator

Public Notice

  • NORCOM Announces 2015 Governing Board Meeting Schedule

The NORCOM Governing Board meets on a monthly basis. 2015 meetings are scheduled on the following dates:

  • January 9
  • February 13
  • March 13
  • April 10
  • May 8
  • June 12
  • July 10
  • August 14
  • September 11
  • October 9
  • November 13
  • December 11

All Meetings are held at Bellevue City Hall in a first floor conference room beginning at 9:00 AM. Room numbers are available at Bellevue City Hall information kiosks or at the Service First desk.

Updated: 12/15/2014

Latest NORCOM News

911 Disruption impacts NORCOM

Shortly after midnight on April 10, 2014, there was a disruption in NORCOM’s ability to receive 911 calls. The root cause of this is unknown but appears to be related to an equipment failure that impacted Oregon and Washington 911 calls. This intermittent problem was resolved in our area at approximately 06:45am. During this period, the media assisted in informing citizens to use NORCOM’s 7 digit emergency phone number to reach emergency dispatchers for police & fire/medical services. NORCOM will continue to monitor 911 call activity and will be actively participating in a review of t

NORCOM is Hiring

Check out our Employment page for additional information about open positions. 

Come be part of our team!

Our Core Values

Deliver Excellent Service to the Public: We shall meet all regional and national standards in the delivery of public safety communications services. Be Outstanding.

Provide a Good Value: We will provide effective service while using resources wisely. Be efficient.

Customer Service: We shall provide the best possible service to the public, to member and subscriber agencies, and to other public safety service providers. The Agency shall actively listen to customers, anticipate their needs, and exceed their expectations. Be Responsive.

Participatory Governance: We will give all participating agencies, whether principals or subscribers, a meaningful voice in the operating decisions of the Agency. Agency employees shall be treated with respect and empowered to contribute to the success of the Agency. We will make decisions by consensus whenever possible, involving all parties. Work Together.

Promote Interagency Collaboration, Communication, and Interoperability: We will operate in ways to enhance and promote these values by working for the good of everyone, not just for those served by our Agency. We will be good neighbors. Be Open.

Consider the Future: We will continuously identify public and customer service needs and changes in the public safety environment. We will be willing to bring in new partners or assume new responsibilities over time, if doing so is consistent with the Core Mission. Be innovative.

Our Cultural Values


In February, 2013, NORCOM established C.A.R.E.S. as the agency’s Cultural Values. These were developed with input from all NORCOM employees and were designed to focus on how our personnel within NORCOM interact with each other and what is important to all team members. The C.A.R.E.S. pledge is:

I commit to working Cooperatively toward a common goal; to being held Accountable for my words and actions; to showing Respect to all people I come I contact with; to strive for Excellence in my work, word, and deed and to being Supportive of those I work with and for.

To learn more about NORCOM C.A.R.E.S. please click here.