Communications Operator

The Ocean City Department of Emergency Services will be holding several test dates for interested candidates applying for seasonal and full time Communications Operators. Successful candidates will remain on the eligibility list for 18 months.

Testing Dates:

Check back for dates.


Public Safety Building, 6501 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842


All Positions begin testing at 8AM….doors will open at 7AM


If you are interested in testing, please make a reservation by emailing [email protected] with the dates you wish to attend and the position you are applying for. We recommend you take a look at the Automatic Disqualifiers located under the “Testing” tab.


If you need to make hotel reservations, we recommend The Grand Hotel located at 2100 Baltimore Avenue, Ocean City, Maryland. You can make reservations by calling 1-800-447-6779 or (410)-289-6191. When making the reservations please ask the representative for the “OC Police Testing Rate”. (Discount and code does not apply for the July 26-27 or October 22-23 testing dates.)

Dress Attire:

  • Business Attire

What do I need to bring?

  • Driver’s License