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Police Recruitment : Job Details

Dispatcher/Records Assistant

Police Force:Town of Atherton
Location:San Francisco/Peninsula
Salary:$5,565.58 - $6,442.86 Monthly
Close Date: Jun 27, 2014
Salary: $5,565.58 - $6,442.86 Monthly




  • Completion of the Basic Dispatcher Course


Use radio or other equipment to dispatch appropriate units to the scene of an emergency, keep radio contact with units on patrol

and on assignment; Keep on-duty Patrol supervisor informed of the current situation and dispatch additional units when so advised; maintain a variety of automated police records; operate teletype terminal to send outgoing messages and receive incoming; assist citizens at the counter by furnishing appropriate information or by referring them to the appropriate department or division. Monitor a variety of radio frequencies that may result in the transmission of assignments or requests to other police agencies, the Fire Department, and Town of Atherton vehicles. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other Town

employees and the public using principles of good customer service.


Terminology and procedures used in public safety dispatching; operation of communications equipment, including multiple

telephone lines and radio systems; record keeping and filing principles and practices; techniques for dealing with and

solving the problems presented by a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds,

in person and over the telephone.


The current monthly salary for this position is: $5565.58 to $6442.86

Benefits include: Public Employee Retirement system (PERS); Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Educational Assistance

Plan; flexible spending accounts; deferred compensation; medical retirement based on years of service.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Atherton Police Department


83 Ashfield Road

Atherton, CA 94027

The filing deadline is June 27, 2014 @ 5 pm

Following the closing date, letters and resumes will be screened and the qualified candidates will be invited to participate in oral interviews. Ranked candidate profiles will then be referred to the Chief of Police for final interviews and the selections process.

Applicants must pass a background investigation, which may include a polygraph, medical and psychological exams.

ClosingDate:Fri, 27 Jun 2014 5:00 PM PST
Site link:For the full job application please click here.
Job ID:34845


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