Careers

The field of emergency communications continues to evolve. The growing demand for skilled professionals to work as part of the emergency response team has created career opportunities across Canada.

Graduates find employment with a variety of fire, police or emergency medical services in all levels of government. As technology continues to reshape the world of commercial communications, graduates will also find career opportunities with highly specialized communication centers.

From a highly specialized communication center to an emergency centre, coordinating emergency services within complex organizations, your education at MacEwan prepares you to work in the dynamic and evolving field of emergency communications.

Work as a dispatcher/emergency communication operator for any of the following potential employers:

  • Municipal, provincial or federal fire, police and emergency medical communication centres
  • Security organizations
  • Transit
  • Shopping malls – security
  • Government
  • Hospitals
  • Oil companies
  • Transport companies