Police Communications Dispatcher
Fremont Police Department - Fremont, California
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level Salary:
- $76,490.00 annual
- Academy Graduate:
- $76,490.00 annual
- Top Pay:
- $92,974.00 annual
PLEASE APPLY AT WWW.FREMONT.GOV/CITYJOBS
Are you interested in being part of a dynamic city where you can truly make a difference? Are you customer service focused? Do you work well under pressure with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment? Do you enjoy using your problem-solving skills to help the community? Then, the City of Fremont’s Police Department wants you! Examples of Responsibilities Receive, monitor and transmit verbal messages over a variety of communication networks. Receive information, questions and requests for service from callers who may be injured, confused or abusive. Obtain accurate information under difficult conditions. Record, classify and maintain records of all communications. Prioritize calls for service and dispatch appropriate services which affect the outcome of public safety service. Quickly evaluate emergency situations and develop logical working solutions. Learn police codes and various statutes. Provide information to field units, other agencies and the public. Other related duties as assigned.
SALARY and BENEFITS: $76,490-$92,974 annually
$2,022/month 2018 health benefit allowance
Premium Schedule– 4 days on, 4 days off
1 hour of workout time/shift
Annual leave starts at 192 hours/year, 264 hours/year maximum
104 hours/year of holiday pay
Exceptional CA State retirement plan
$650 annual uniform allowance
Opportunity for overtime pay
Excellent training and development opportunities
Opportunities to participate in community events
Culture of promoting from within
Appealing work environment– Dispatch Center has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the park.
- Age: 18 years old and older
- Education: High School diploma or equivalent
- Experience: none needed
Candidates must submit a resume and typing certificate (min. requirement 45 wpm) with their application. As part of the hiring process, candidates must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation, physical which includes drug testing (as mandated by the Department of Transportation) and be able to distinguish and interpret the meaning of colors on video display terminals.
POST Communications Dispatcher Test: This position requires you to pass the POST Communications Dispatcher written test with a T-score of at least 51 dated within the last six months. Applicants have the following options for taking the test: Submit scores from other agencies Take the test at South Bay Academy for a $20 fee: http://theacademy.ca.gov/tests Wait for the City of Fremont to administer the test at no cost (offered approx. every 2 months) POST does not allow candidates to test more than once in a 30 day period.