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Public Safety Dispatcher (Entry/Lateral) - 1177 Huntington Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA - San Bruno Police

THE POSITION

The San Bruno Police Department has a long standing tradition of small-town service with big-city dedication to public safety. Public Safety Dispatchers are responsible for public safety dispatch and related records management activities. This position operates on a 24-hour, 365 days per year basis, and may be assigned to either a day, swing, or graveyard shift on a regular, rotational basis that includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Public Safety Dispatchers perform a wide range of duties involving radio, telephone, and computers, applying various procedures and codes. Dispatchers receive and transmit emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio traffic as well as process communication reports, records and radio logs, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality. Dispatchers may also support the Police Department by performing clerical tasks, training, assisting with fingerprinting, and being accountable for financial transactions. This position is integral in supporting the goals and objectives of the City and Police Department.
https://www.calopps.org/san-bruno/job-18704212 
PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER 1:

  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Additional related college course work or degree preferred.
  • At least one (1) year of related work experience requiring alertness and independent judgment, but no previous public safety dispatch experience is required
  • Typing certificate issued within the last year verifying minimum typing speed of thirty-five (35) net words per minute with a maximum of nine (9) errors. Typing certificate must be submitted with application to be considered. Online typing certificate permitted  with application, formal test will be administered to final candidate.
  • Completion within the last year of the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery with a score of 58 or above. Certificate must be submitted with application to be considered.

LATERAL

  • Completion of a probationary period in a public safety agency
  • Currently working or has been employed within two (2) years as a Public Safety Dispatcher at a public safety agency
  • Possession of a California POST Basic Dispatch Certificate
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • CritiCall test results highly desirable
  • Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License
  • Ability to pass an extensive background investigation
  • Possess excellent vision and hearing skills, with ability to sit, talk, type, hear, and walk for extended periods of time as well as lift or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds
IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to record and transmit information with speed and accuracy, "multi-task," quickly learn new material, make quick and sensible decisions, learn from constructive criticism, possess a high commitment to quality service, and participate in a team approach to law enforcement. The candidate will be able to successfully complete the department training program, operate a computer and complex software programs, type at a net speed of 35 words per minute, follow and give instructions, and gather information via telephone and in person. The ideal candidate will be respectful and sensitive towards the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community, and will work well with the general public under stressful or emergency conditions, and be able to speak, write, and read clearly and fluently.


BENEFITS

  • Enrollment in CalPERS retirement program at 2.7%@55 (classic member) or 2%@62 (new member)
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits provided with employee contribution
  • Opportunity for bilingual incentive pay up to 2.5% of salary
  • 10-23 vacation days based on length of service
  • Deferred compensation program
  • Employee Home Loan Assistance Program
  • Annual Uniform Allowance
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Life insurance equal to one year’s annual salary
  • Long term disability insurance provided at no cost to employee
  • Section 125 flexible benefit plan
  • Educational incentive pay up to 6% of base salary

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS/HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates may apply on-line at ​https://www.calopps.org/san-bruno/job-18656972​​​
After reviewing applications and supporting documentation, candidates that best meet the Department’s needs will be invited to oral interviews.
When submitting your application, please “upload” the following:

1) POST Entry Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery (with a score of 58 or above). If you have not yet taken the test, upcoming test dates can be found at:
2) Typing certificate issued within the last year verifying minimum typing speed of thirty-five (35) net words per minute with a maximum of nine (9) errors. Online typing certificate permitted  with application, formal test will be administered to final candidate.
3) Professional Resume
4) CritiCall test results (optional, but highly desirable)

Applications without all documents attached will be considered incomplete. For technical assistance, please contact Human Resources at (650) 616-7055.
Application Deadline: 5pm on Friday, July 20, 2018
Applications reviewed daily.  



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Public Safety Dispatcher (Per-Diem. no benefits) - 1177 Huntington Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA - San Bruno Police

SALARY $42.00 per hour (Per-Diem)

Seasonal/Part-Time

THE POSITION

Public Safety Dispatchers are responsible for public safety dispatch and related records management activities. Per-Diem Dispatchers may be called to work either a day, swing, or graveyard shift on a per-diem basis that includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Public Safety Dispatchers perform a wide range of duties involving radio, telephone, and computers. Dispatchers receive and transmit emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio traffic as well as process communication reports, records and radio logs, while maintaining a high level of confidentiality.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

~High School diploma

~Completion of a probationary period in a public safety agency

~Currently working or has been employed within two (2) years as a Public Safety Dispatcher at a public safety agency

~Possession of a California POST Basic Dispatch Academy Certificate

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

~Possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License

~Ability to pass an extensive background investigation


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will possess the ability to record and transmit information with speed and accuracy, "multi-task," quickly learn new material, make quick and sensible decisions, learn from constructive criticism, possess a high commitment to quality service, and participate in a team approach to law enforcement. The candidate will be able to successfully complete the department training program, operate a computer and complex software programs, type at a net speed of 35 words per minute, follow and give instructions, and gather information via telephone and in person. The ideal candidate will be respectful and sensitive towards the cultural and ethnic diversity of the community, and will work well with the general public under stressful or emergency conditions, and be able to speak, write, and read clearly and fluently. Knowledge of RIMS CAD is desirable.

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Communications Officer - 1600 Floribunda Avenue, Hillsborough, CA, USA - Hillsborough Police Department

Under general supervision, receives and transmits routine and emergency telephone and radio traffic; dispatches and coordinates police, fire, public works and other municipal staff and equipment via multi-frequency two-way radio; maintains and processes a variety of communications reports, records, and radio logs; and does related work as required

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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Education:
Equivalent to graduation from high school
Graduation from or enrollment in a POST accredited Dispatch Academy.
Experience:
Successful completion of a dispatch training academy and successful completion of the in-house training program. Time worked in another agency's dispatch center may be used in lieu of attendance at a Dispatch Academy.
License or Certificate:
Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Physical Skills: Able to use standard office equipment, including a computer; mobility to work in a typical office setting to use standard office equipment; sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, and maintain sustained posture in a seated position for prolonged periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person, over the telephone, and radio; lift and carry 35 pound boxes, files, and materials.
Work Environment: 
Work in a standard dispatch center environment.
Ability to:
Travel to different sites and locations; locations; drive safely to different sites and locations; maintain a safe driving record; handle public information emergency situations.
The Town provides a comprehensive total compensation package which includes:
  • 2% @ 60 PERS retirement benefit for PERS Classic members / 2% @ 62 PERS retirement benefits for PERS New members
  • The Town contributes $75/month to a retirement health savings account
  • A choice of medical plans available through CalPERS. The Town contributes up to the Blue Shield rate.
  • $2000/person for dental coverage annually
  • $325/person for vision coverage annually
  • Town paid life insurance policy of $75,000
  • 10 – 20 days of annual vacation, based on length of service. 
  • 12 paid holidays annually
  • 14 days of sick leave annually
  • Other programs: EAP plan, flexible medical and dependent care spending, deferred compensation, credit union membership
Communications Officer II typically performs, but is not limited to, the duties noted below on a regular basis:
  • Receives and handles incoming telephone and voice radio calls for police, fire, ambulance, and public works
  • Secures and records information as to exact locations and circumstances using radio or other equipment to dispatch appropriate units to the emergency scene.
  • Maintains radio contact with local units on assignment and directs and coordinates with staff from other agencies on a mutual-aid basis, as needed.
  • Operates a multi-channel two-way radio, telephones, teletype, office equipment and software systems.
  • Performs numerous duties simultaneously.
  • Prioritizes calls for service as well as other work-related tasks such as assisting with schedule, monitoring email account or assisting with social media.
  • Maintains radio logs and records other information as required.
  • Maintains resource files for computer aided dispatch system.
  • Serves as trainer to newly hired dispatchers on as needed basis.
  • Assist with providing state-mandated training on relevant matters to other department staff, as directed.
  • Oversees and performs work related to the warrant process.
  • Maintains dispatch center work area and equipment in clean and working condition
  • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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