Under general supervision, the Communications Officer, as a member of the Police Department, transmits and receives information over the police and public works radio system; dispatches routine and emergency calls for service; types, records, and files information; handles emergency and non-emergency telephone calls utilizing complex technical aids, such as computer aided dispatch systems (CAD), and performs related work as assigned.
Examples of Essential Duties:
The San Jose Police Department is accepting applications for BOTH the Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee position AND the Public Safety Communication Specialist position.
Public Safety Communication Specialist - salary range is: $67,995.20 - $82,617.60 annually.
Public Safety Dispatcher Trainee's earn $72,966.40 annually. After training is completed, the salary range is: $81,036.80 - $98,488.00 annually.
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