Respect, Protection & Safety for All In Our Community

(360) 428-3211

Dial 911 or (360) 336-3131

Business Office
(360) 428-3200

Critical Incident Updates

On December 27th, 2018 all of Washington State lost 9-1-1 answering capabilities.  All 9-1-1 answering capabilities in Skagit County have been restored.  However, in the event that this occurs again and you need to contact Skagit 911 with an emergency, please call 360-336-3131 or 360-428-3211.

We're HIRING! 

Go from Ordinary to Extraordinary!  Become a member of the team behind the scenes!  Submit an application for 911 Call-taker and Dispatcher!

Essential job functions include enhanced critical thinking, recent and high performing computer/keyboard skills and the ability to function in a fast paced environment. Accepted candidates will receive a base salary of $20.05 per hour with medical benefits as an in-house trainee.

Full-time employees (non-trainees) enjoy a generous pay and benefits package; to include a salary of $20 -$30 per hour; vacation, holiday and sick leave; generous medical, dental, vision and life insurance, long term disability, retirement plans, longevity benefits, continuous training and professional development opportunities.  CLICK HERE TO APPLY TODAY!

Deadline is January 25th.


Welcome to Skagit 911

Skagit 911 is an Emergency Communications Center.  When you call 9-1-1 in Skagit County, you reach employees of Skagit 911.  From there, Dispatchers/Call-Takers take the information you provide them and advise the appropriate law, fire, or EMS department(s).  Skagit 911 provides radio dispatching for all Law Enforcement Agencies, all Fire Departments, all Emergency Medical Services in Skagit County, and even North Cascades National Parks Service.

In addition, Skagit 911's mission is to provide the most efficient means of dispatching emergency response units throughout Skagit County to better serve the citizens and protect life and property: “Respect, Protection and Safety for all in our community”.


Upcoming Meetings

Skagit 911's managing board, the Board of Director's meeting, will be conducting an Open Public Meeting on January 9th, 2019 at 1pm in the Skagit County Commissioner's Hearing Room.

For the Board of Directors meeting's agenda, please click the link below:

Agenda - January 2019

The next Board meeting after January 9th will be on March 13th, 2019.


Upcoming Events

Skagit 911's Bi-Annual Open House for Interested Applicants

If you are interested in being a dispatcher at Skagit 911 and want to know more, join us in person on either January 13th or 17th at 7pm for Skagit 911’s OPEN HOUSE.  Skagit 911 is located at 2911 E College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273.


Code Red

Live in Skagit County?  Work in Skagit County?  Have family that lives in or works in Skagit County?

If you answered yes, you may want to consider signing up for Skagit County's new emergency notification system, "CodeRed"!  With CodeRed, Skagit 911 and Skagit County DEM (Department of Emergency Management) can notify you in the case of emergencies.  When you sign up for CodeRed you can either select areas within Skagit County you would like to be notified about or select the entire county.  Signing up is easy too!  You can sign up with your Google, Facebook or Twitter account for a quick and easy sign up!  If you don't have a Google, Facebook or Twitter account, you can sign up with any email address.

To sign up and receive Skagit County emergency notifications, please click the "CodeRed" icon above!