Sheriff's Communications Dispatcher II - Recurrent

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Oct 01, 2020
Temporary Dispatch and Telecommunications Public Safety
  • Salary: $51,376.00 - $70,532.80 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

The Sheriff's Department is recruiting for Recurrent Advanced Communications Dispatchersfor shift coverage on an ongoing basis. Sheriff's Communications Dispatchers dispatch emergency vehicles to incidents involving public safety. Positions are primarily located in Rialto and Hesperia.

Note: All recurrent positions are in the Unclassified Service and employees do not gain regular status.

For more detailed information, refer to the Sheriff's Communications Dispatcher II job description.


1) Background: Candidates must not have been convicted of a felony and must successfully pass an extensive background investigation which includes a fingerprint check, polygraph, and psychological evaluation.
2)Shifts:Applicants must be available forallshifts; incumbents will be required to workrotatingshifts,weekends,holidays, and evenings, including mandatory overtime; refusal of assigned shift may result in removal from the list or termination. Shift differential is available.
3) Availability:This department is a "24/7" operation, and the incumbent can expect to work rotating, night, weekend, day, and graveyard shifts, as well as holidays and weekends.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: One (1) year of emergency dispatching experience AND one (1)additional year of call-intake (911) or dispatching experience. Qualifying experience must include using a computer-aided dispatching system in a communications center with a law enforcement agency within the past five (5)years.

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Certificate: Possession of a 120-hour California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate.

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Keyboarding: These positions require typing skills of 35 wpm. Indicate typing speed on the application. A recent certificate of typing speed may be required at the interview.

Desired Qualifications

An excellent candidate for this position will havetwo (2) or moreyears of experiencedispatching peace officers and other emergency personnel to routine and emergency service calls, while prioritizing calls, monitoring locations and status, and keeping other personnel informed. This person will also have certificates showing successful completion of a 40-hour computer-aided dispatching system training course, 120-hour P.O.S.T. certified basic complaint/dispatcher course, and Department of Justice certified CLETS and DMV courses.

Selection Process

Examination :There will be acompetitive evaluationof qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be reviewed in lieu of the application materials.A typing test may be scheduled or certificate required.

Application Procedure :Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed periodically. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.

While the list remains active, and asvacancies occur, candidates may be invited to an interview which will include an evaluation of oral communication skills as required by CAP.O.S.T.

Applications will be accepted and processed continuously while the recruitment remains open. This recruitment may close at any time. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list for six (6)months .

To ensure timely andsuccessfulsubmission of your onlineapplication, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automaticallylogged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfullysubmitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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All communications regarding the selection process will be via email .Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mails frequently to obtain any correspondence associated with this recruitment. Please be sure the email provided on this application is always current; it is your responsibility to update your personal information. Update your Spam, Junk, Bulk and Firewall settings as needed to ensure that you receive all information pertaining to this recruitment.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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