Redwood City

Communications Dispatcher (Lateral) #2490

Public Safety Dispatch
San Francisco/Peninsula
$7,259.00-$8,826.00 Monthly


1301 Maple Street Redwood City, 94063


The Police Department invites you to apply for the position of Communication Dispatcher.  This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced dispatcher seeking variety and challenge in a fast-paced environment.   Using a sophisticated Computer Aided Dispatch terminal, the Communications Dispatcher receives emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical, or other emergency service; determine priority, and dispatch police, or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures. 


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(This is the same recruitment as Communication Dispatcher (Lateral) #2472. If you have submitted an application under #2472, you don't have to submit an application again under this recruitment. Applications under both #2472 and #2490 will be reviewed.)

Ideal Candidate

Will embrace the City’s emphasis on excellent customer service; will be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks; will have a strong work ethic and a track record of reliability and successful performance; will use initiative and independent judgment; will be a team player who likes working with a variety of City staff and the public and have a sense of humor.



This job announcement is intended for experienced dispatchers, non-experienced applicants should apply under a separate job announcement titled Communications Dispatcher (Entry-Level) when posted.


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