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Job Title: Public Safety Dispatcher I

Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

Job Description: Under supervision, to receive training and to operate public safety dispatching equipment; to perform assigned clerical work relating to public safety records and operations; and to perform related work as required.

Typical Duties:

  • Receive and prioritize incoming emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire or other emergency assistance;*
  • Determine nature and location of emergency, determine priorities, and dispatch via computer-aided dispatch system police, fire, medical, or other emergency services as necessary and in accordance with established procedures;*
  • Maintain contact with all units on assignment;*
  • Maintain status and location of police and fire units;*
  • Answer non-emergency calls for assistance;
  • Call out City maintenance workers for maintenance emergencies;
  • Enter, update, and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems;*
  • Receive requests for information from computer systems and provide pertinent data;
  • Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies;*
  • Operate a variety of communications equipment including computerized radio consoles, telephones, and computer equipment;*
  • Process a wide variety of public safety records, files, logs, reports, and forms;*
  • Operate office equipment;
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience/Education: High school graduation or equivalent supplemented by one year of experience in clerical or public safety dispatching.

Additional Requirement: Possession of a valid California Driver License.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience/Education: Experience in dealing with difficult or distressed individuals is desirable.

Education Level: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Requires a Driver’s License: Yes

Minimum Salary: 17.80 Hour                                            Maximum Salary: 24.54 Hour

Pay Comments: DOE (Depends on Experience)

Job Application Methods Accepted: Via Company Website (Address provided below)

Company Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chico

 

How to Apply: For a full description and to apply visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chico

 

Employer Information:

CITY OF CHICO

411 Main Street

Chico, CA 95928

Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.80
Maximum Hourly Wage: 24.54

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes