The Grapevine Police Department Communications Unit is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  

Some Dispatchers are required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.  Shift hours can vary, depending on manpower.

A typical schedule may be 5 days on duty, and 2 days off (8 hour shifts), or 4 days on duty, 3 days off (combination shifts).

Mandatory overtime may new assigned at any time with little or no advance notice.  If necessary, assigned shifts and/or days off may be changed to meet operational needs of the Department.