Public Safety Dispatcher II - Lateral (19971227)

Public Safety Dispatch
Sacramento/Metro Area
$62,839.00-$86,624.00 Annually

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4080 Rocklin Road Rocklin, 95677


The City of Rocklin is now accepting applications for Public Safety Dispatcher II (lateral) for the City’s Police Department to perform a variety of duties in receiving, evaluating, prioritizing, and relaying calls for emergency and non-emergency public safety assistance; dispatching appropriate units and coordinating responses of emergency personnel; operating a variety of telecommunications equipment including radio, telephone, and computer aided dispatch systems; and performing  a wide variety of specialized duties involved in emergency communications.

The Public Safety Dispatcher II is the full journey level class within the Public Safety Dispatcher series.  Employees within this class are distinguished from the Public Safety Dispatcher I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned including providing technical and functional supervision to the Public Safety Dispatcher I.  Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise, and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.  Public Safety Dispatchers are required to work various shifts to meet the needs of Rocklin’s state-of-the-art emergency communications center.

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Ideal Candidate


Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

    •Equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade

•Two years of full-time experience equivalent to a Public Safety Dispatcher with the City of Rocklin.



•Successful completion of a public safety dispatch training program for a law enforcement or fire services agency, and successful completion of the associated probationary period. •Additional specialized public safety dispatch training. •Possession of, or ability to obtain, a California POST Public Safety Dispatcher certificate by the first year. •Possession of, or ability to obtain, a National Academies of Emergency Dispatch Advanced Emergency Medical Dispatch certificate by the first year.


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Medical/Retiree Health:  A variety of plans are offered through CalPERS.  The City pays $1,200 per month to active employees and eligible retirees and the employee pays any difference.

Dental and Vision:  City-paid for employee and dependents.

Leave Accruals:

  • Sick Leave:  56 hours for the first year; and 72 hours after one year
  • PTO:  234 hours for the first year; and 298 hours after 9 years
  • Special Holiday Pay

Education Incentive Pay:  Ranges from $65 - $275 per month based on level of education.

Uniform Allowance:  $30 paid in each biweekly pay period.

Retirement - CalPERS (in accordance with Public Employee's Retirement Law)

  • 2% @ 62 PEPRA Employees:  Hired on or after January 1, 2013 with no prior membership with a California public retirement system or not eligible for reciprocity.
  • 2% @ 55 Classic Employees:  Current CalPERS members or former CalPERS members without a break of service of more than 180 days

Deferred Compensation:  Rocklin offers optional programs for employee participation (457 plans).  PEPRA employees receive $200 per month (no match)

Life & AD&D:  City-paid $50,000 life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Special Instructions

Please submit the supplemental questionnaire with your application.

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