Cobb County Government

Minimum Qualifications/Disqualifiers

To be considered for employment as an Emergency Communications Operator with the Cobb County 911 Communications Center you must be at least18 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, and be a U.S. citizen.

The following criminal convictions will be considered automatic disqualifiers:

  • Any felony offense
  • Any misdemeanor of an aggravated nature or related to public order or decency
  • Any offense related to Domestic Violence
  • More than two misdemeanor offenses
  • More than one DUI/DWI and the conviction must not have been within the last five years
  • Racing or Reckless Driving within the past five years
  • Homicide by Vehicle, Habitual Violator, Attempting to Elude an Officer, or Hit and Run

Additional Disqualifiers:

  • A less than honorable discharge from any military organization
  • Termination of employment for just cause from a local, state, or national civil service or merit system