Apply for: Public Safety Dispatcher (Communications Clerk) (19901603)

Personal Information


In order to be considered for this recruitment you must submit BOTH documents with your application:

  • A typing certificate verifying 35 or more net words per minute that is dated within one year  
  • A CritiCall testing certificate that is dated within one year

If you do not submit both, you will be automatically disqualified from the recruitment (unless you are currently employed as a Public Safety Dispatcher).  If you have any questions, please call HR at (510) 528-5715.

To view local agencies who offer typing certifications, go to:

To sign up to take a CritiCall exam, go to:

If you are currently employed as a Public Safety Dispatcher with another agency, you do not need to submit these documents.  Please note that this information will be verified.