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SHERIFF DISPATCHER I
SHERIFF DISPATCHER II

SHERIFF DISPATCHER I
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, to learn to dispatch and receive emergency and non-emergency radio transmissions, maintaining field communications during incidents, providing officer safety for deputies, investigations, administration, corrections, SWAT, search & rescue, fire. Dispatch has the responsibility to monitor the activities of deputies or other department personnel. Responsible for the only County PSAP (public safety answering point E-9-1-1), all E 9-1-1 calls with the exception of cellular 911’s are answered by dispatch. It is the responsibility of dispatch to determine the type of call, from hysterical callers, and contact the emergency resource needed. Dispatch is responsible to answer five 911 emergency phone lines, three emergency phone lines, and one inter-department phone line.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the entry and first working level classification in the specialized class series for positions which have the responsibility for dispatching and maintaining field communications with public safety personnel. Incumbents also process warrants and perform a wide range of office support responsibilities. Sheriff Dispatcher I’s perform many assignments in a training and learning capacity. When sufficient experience has been obtained and incumbents demonstrate good work habits and reliability, they may reasonably expect promotion to Sheriff Dispatcher II.

SHERIFF DISPATCHER II
DEFINITION
Under general supervision, dispatches and receives emergency and non-emergency radio transmissions, maintaining field communications during incidents, providing officer safety for deputies, investigations, administration, corrections, SWAT, search & rescue, fire. Dispatch has the responsibility to monitor the activities of deputies or other department personnel. Responsible for the only County PSAP (public safety answering point E-9-1-1), all E 9-1-1 calls with the exception of cellular 911’s are answered by dispatch. It is the responsibility of dispatch to determine the type of call, from hysterical callers, and contact the emergency resource needed. Dispatch is responsible to answer five 911 emergency phone lines, three emergency phone lines, and one interdepartmental phone line.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is a journey level classification in the specialized class series for positions, which have the responsibility for dispatching and maintaining field communications with public safety personnel. Sheriff Dispatcher II’s perform assignments with greater independence than Sheriff Dispatcher I’s. EOE

Additional Application:

I: Previous experience in a public contact position is highly desirable. II: Six (6) months of experience performing public safety dispatching work equivalent to a Sheriff Dispatcher I with Plumas County. Special Requirements Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of application and a valid California Drivers License by the time of appointment. The valid California License must be maintained throughout employment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 6
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $17.98
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $23.35
    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes