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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Communications Dispatcher

Police Force:Town of Atherton
Location:San Francisco/Peninsula
Salary:$35.94 Hourly
Close Date: Until Filled
Salary: $35.94 Hourly





THE ATHERTON POLICE DEPARTMENT INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR:


COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER (PER DIEM)

$35.94 Per Hour

Per Diem positions are not eligible for benefits


THE POSITION:


This can be a stressful and demanding job located within the Police Department requiring shift work, weekend and holiday duty. Although hours vary, this is an on-call, as-needed position that is paid hourly. Using RIMS (Records Information Management System), per diem dispatchers dispatch police and transfers calls to Fire & EMS under emergency conditions, process reports, citations and other paperwork needed for court officer; receive residential alarm calls and take calls of an emergency and non-emergency nature from citizens; greets public and assists at the front counter. Dispatchers must remain calm and tactful under trying conditions, remembering detailed information, and thinking clearly while performing several tasks at once.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Must possess a valid California Driver’s license; a current P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate; Two (2) years of experience as a Public Safety Dispatcher; Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade (12); complete a comprehensive background investigation including a psychological and medical examination. An Associate or Bachelor’s degree is desirable.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:


Essential duties require the following physical abilities and work environment: Flexibility of work hours and overtime will be required; stamina for sedentary console operation and dispatching; ability to reach for computer printers, telephones, and radio equipment; dexterity to operate computer keyboards; answer phones; hear tones, signals and radio and phone traffic; read computer screens, and remain calm in emergency situations.


APPLICATION, TESTING AND HIRING CRITERIA


All applicants are required to submit a letter of interest and a current resume' delineating their education, training and experience. There is NO closing date as the application period will remain open until the position(s) are filled. The hiring process will include, but is not limited to: evaluation of the letter of interest and personal resume’, oral interview panel, and Chief of Police interview. Successful applicants must meet or exceed the aforementioned minimum qualifications.


Please submit all paperwork to the following:

Atherton Police Department

c/o Jennifer Frew, 83 Ashfield Road, Atherton, CA 94027


For further information regarding the Town, you can log on at www.ci.atherton.ca.us or contact us at 650-752-0503


DEADLINE – OPEN UNTIL FILLED


ClosingDate:Until Filled
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:33755

 

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