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SHERIFF’S DISPATCHER II
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Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted 10/06/2017
Location Martinez
Duration
Company Information Contra Costa County
651 Pine Street
2nd Floor
Martinez, CA 94553
Website: http://www.cccounty.us/hr
Job Description The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff is recruiting individuals with law enforcement dispatching experience.

Sheriff's Dispatchers are assigned to the Communications Center located in Martinez, California. The facility operates on a 7-day, 24-hour schedule. Sheriff Dispatchers are responsible for receiving incoming emergency and non-emergency police, fire, emergency ambulance service calls; determining response, prioritizing and dispatching units in accordance to established Sheriff policies and procedures; entering and retrieving information from teletype networks and computerized data systems; for radio communication with 15-20 patrol units operating in the field and provide additional dispatch services to fire departments, ambulance units and the County Office of Emergency Services. Weekend, holiday and overtime work is required. All overtime is compensated at 1-1/2 times regular hourly rate.

Characteristics of the ideal candidate:

• Ability to act promptly, logically and decisively
• Be able to communicate clearly
• Ability to read, comprehend and retain information
• Maintain a calm and professional demeanor even under stressful situations
• Ability to adapt to changing situations
• Ability to multi-task
• Highly self-motivated
• Have a high level of integrity

Read the complete job description at www.cccounty.us/hr. The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months

TENTATIVE EXAM DATES
Tentative Oral Exam: December 6, 2017
Qualifications License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process.

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate.

Experience: One year of full-time or its equivalent experience within the last two (2) years performing law enforcement emergency dispatch duties on a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System at a California P.O.S.T. participating law enforcement agency; or successful completion of the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher I Training Program within the last 3 years.

Typing Proficiency: Accurately type at a speed of no less than 40 words per minute. (See below)

Certificate Required: Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate (See below)

Other Requirements: Must pass a thorough background investigation, medical screening, and psychological evaluation prior to employment.

Note: To be considered for Sheriff’s Dispatcher II, applicants must submit, with their application, a copy of your California P.O.S.T. Basic Dispatch Certificate and a typing certificate obtained in the past 6 months validating, in a five minute timed typing test, the ability to type at least 40 net words per minute. We will ONLY accept typing certificates issued by a temporary agency, Regional Occupational Program office, college or other accredited agency. Verification letters from employers or internet typing certificates will NOT be accepted.
Compensation Monthly Salary Range: $5,410 - $6,420
How to Apply 1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.

2. Oral Interview: Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas. (Weighted 100%) Candidates must receive a score of at least 70, which may be an adjusted score, in order to be ranked on the employment list.
Email Resume To exam@hrd.cccounty.us

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