Livermore

Public Safety Dispatcher - Lateral (20314830)

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Public Safety Dispatch
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East Bay
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Full-Time
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Continuous
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$6,634.92-$8,037.75 Monthly
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None

Location

1110 South Livermore Ave Livermore, 94550

Description

The City of Livermore is currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher - Lateral.  Apply online at www.LivermoreCA.gov to be considered.  This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time.

 

THE POSITION

Public Safety Dispatchers receive 9-1-1 system emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatch assignments according to police procedures.  Dispatchers also provide support services; maintain records; and may be assigned to assist in processing of arrested persons. 

 

Ideal Candidate

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, & characteristics:

  • High energy and excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills which are required to succeed in this fast paced emergency environment
  • A genuine interest in serving the needs of others and the community
  • A willingness to learn new tasks as well as perform routine tasks at an optimal level of performance
  • Team oriented and an effective communicator
  • Willingness and ability to work 11 hour shifts on a 4-11 work schedule
  • Meet the City's keyboarding standard of 35 net words per minute

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:  Two years of experience involving heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and using a computer.  To be eligible for the Public Safety Dispatcher - Lateral position, you must be currently employed as an emergency dispatcher with a police agency and have completed the probationary period.

Education:  Equivalent to graduation from high school.  College course work in communications, business administration, or a related field are desirable.

Certifications:  Possession of the CA POST Public Safety Dispatching Certificate is required at time of appointment to be eligible for this lateral recruitment.

Other and Special Requirements:  Willingness and ability to work any shift in a 24 hour period, and holidays, weekends, scheduled and emergency overtime; view all other essential requirements on-line at www.LivermoreCA.gov.

 

 

The City of Livermore is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(925)960-4100
Contact email: