PLEASE REVIEW THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND ALL OF THE INFORMATION BELOW BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FOUND INELIGIBLE TO PROCEED IN THE RECRUITING PROCESS.
IF YOU DO NOT QUALIFY FOR THIS POSITION BUT WOULD LIKE TO START YOUR CAREER IN THIS FIELD OF WORK, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THE ENTRY LEVEL SHERIFF'S EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHER TRAINEE RECRUITMENT.
TO APPLY FOR THE SHERIFF'S EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHER TRAINEE RECRUITMENT.
The Sheriff's Communications Center is recruiting individuals for the position of Sheriff's Emergency Services Dispatcher who are capable of taking command of situations in a sensitive and straightforward manner while showing consideration and respect to others. The Sheriff's Communications Center provides the highest quality professional public safety services to the residents of San Diego County. Sheriff's Emergency Services Dispatchers are trained to respond to 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls and are responsible for dispatching deputies in the field. This requires a candidate who can assess accurately, make quick decisions and use good judgment to ensure safety of patrol deputies.
The primary work location is the Communications Center located within the County Operations Complex in Kearny Mesa. Dispatchers must be willing to travel to other facilities within San Diego County occasionally when needed.
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Sheriff's Emergency Services Dispatchers are responsible for handling the full range of radio and telephone emergency and non-emergency communications involving a variety of local governmental operations (law enforcement, fire, medical, etc.).
Employees maybe assigned training or lead roles that are eligible for premiums below:
TO QUALIFY YOU MUST BE ABLE TO RESPOND "YES" TO EITHER #1 OR #2 LISTED BELOW :
• Possess effective oral and written communication skills in English.
• Pass work simulated computer-based performance test (see below).
• Have no felony convictions (Misdemeanor convictions may be disqualifying depending on number, recency, and severity).
• Be willing to work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends (24-hour facility - Premium of $.55 per hour for night shift work).
**Sheriff's Emergency Services Dispatcher Trainee is the entry-level classification to Sheriff's Emergency Services Dispatcher and is a separate recruitment from this one.
HOW TO APPLY :
Applications are completed online. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be notified and given instructions on how to schedule themselves for the performance exam. In order to be considered, all candidates that are notified that they meet the minimum qualifications must take the performance exam.Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable an individual with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions of a job, on a case-by-case basis.
Applicants who are successful in passing the performance examination (pass/fail) will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on a score received from their employment application and supplemental questionnaire (100%). Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application questionnaire will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.
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Under California Government Code Sections 3100 - 3109, public employees are designated as disaster service workers . The term "public employees" includes all persons employed by the state or any county , city, state agency, or public district. Disaster service workers are required to participate in such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their employer or by law.
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