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Police Dispatcher I Job - Montebello Police Department - Montebello, California

July 03, 2014

Montebello Police Department

Position Title: Police Dispatcher I
Position Type: Civilian
Closing Date: 8/14/2014
Job Description

Under supervision to dispatch, record information, and maintain contact with officers in the field; to assist with booking functions; and to perform related work as required.

             Performs public safety dispatch duties on an assigned shift to support police functions; receives emergency and business inquiries concerning questions, problems, crimes, and emergencies; determines nature and priority of calls, locations of incidents, and how to respond; maintains field contact with police officers, providing records information; indexes case records and incident reports; answers telephone lines, providing information and routing callers to appropriate staff; supplies a variety of information to Department visitors; assists with the maintenance of daily logs; operates a teletype system to request and send information; maintains emergency notification data for City businesses; monitors holding areas when occupied; confirms outstanding warrants with other law enforcement agencies; assists with the search, booking, and interrogation of suspects and prisoners.




Additional Information

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Job Requirements
  • Age 18
  • Education Graduation from high school or G.E.D. is desirable.
  • Experience One year of experience in a responsible office assistance or dispatching position preferably working with a police or other public safety agency.
  • Additional Requirement :


    Applicants are required to submit an original typing certificate from an accredited agency which must be issued and dated within one year of the final filing date of this recruitment. This certificate must indicate the name of the institution where the certificate was obtained, the date, a speed of at least 40 net words per minute, number of errors, the signature and title of the person verifying the typing test and phone number. Candidates who fail to provide a certified typing certificate will not be invited to participate in the selection process.




  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $3,690   monthly

    Contact Information

    Nicole Mooshagian
    Montebello Police Department
    1600 W. Beverly Boulevard
    Montebello, California 90640
    ph: (323)887-1377