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Public Safety Dispatcher I
(Entry/Lateral)
City of San Bruno, San Francisco/Peninsula

Public Safety Dispatch

For more info contact:
hr@sanbruno.ca.gov
(650) 616-7055
Close Date: Dec 6, 2012
Salary: $58,728.00 - $72,072.00 Annually

 


Join Our DYNAMIC Team!




The position of Public Safety Dispatcher is responsible for public safety dispatch and related records management activities/functions, which operate on a twenty-four hour basis, 365 days per year.  This position performs a wide range of duties involving radio, telephone, and computers, applying various procedures and codes; supports goals and objectives of the City and Police Department; and performs other duties as required.



A Public Safety Dispatcher may be assigned to either a day, swing, or graveyard shift on a regular, rotational basis that includes nights, weekends, and holidays.


 




 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS






ENTRY LEVEL CANDIDATES



Education: 
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED and additional related college course work or degree is preferred.



Experience:  One year of work experience requiring alertness and using independent judgment.



Certificates and Licenses:
 


Typing certificate must be submitted with application verifying minimum typing speed of 35 net words per minute.  The maximum number of errors is nine (9).  Typing certificate issued within the last year will be considered valid.



Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License with a good driving record.



Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation.



Completion of the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery with an acceptable passing score of 58.  Certificates issued within the last year will be considered valid. Certificate MUST be attached for application to be considered.


 


For more information about the POST Entry Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery, please visit the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training at http://www.post.ca.gov/entry-level-test-battery.aspx or www.theacademy.ca.gov 


 




 


LATERAL LEVEL CANDIDATES



Education:  Graduation from high school or possession of GED and additional related college course work or degree is preferred.



Experience:  Currently working or has been employed within two years as a Dispatcher at a public safety agency. Completion of a probationary period in a public safety agency.



Certificates and Licenses:



Typing certificate must be submitted with application verifying minimum typing speed of 35 net words per minute.  The maximum number of errors is nine (9).  Typing certificate issued within the last year will be considered valid.



Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License with a good driving record.



Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation.



Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Dispatch Certificate is preferred.


 


 




 The City of San Bruno offers EXCELLENT Benefits


 


 


Retirement

The City and employee both contribute to the Public Employees' Retirement (PERS) with the retirement formula dependent on selected employees status. 


 


Insurance

The employee cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage provided with a pre-tax employee contribution.


 


Life insurance equal to one year's annual salary and Long-Term Disability (LTD) coverage is provided at no cost to the employee.



Leave

Includes 10-23 days vacation per year depending on length of service, 12 days annual sick leave, and 14.5 paid holidays.



Other Benefits

Home Loan Assistance Program

2.5% Bilingual Incentive

Deferred Compensation Programs

Credit union membership

Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan (direct deposit is required)

Tuition reimbursement


 

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