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Public Safety Dispatcher II - Lateral

Yuba City, CA Full-time
Posted on March 3, 2019

Public Safety Dispatcher II - Lateral

The Position:

The City of Yuba City is currently recruiting for Public Safety Dispatcher II - Lateral. Public Safety Dispatchers operate Police, Fire, and local government radio equipment; dispatch mobile units and provide Emergency Medical Dispatch instructions while performing other related duties. This is a journey-level dispatch position which requires the ability to work independently and prioritize information effectively and productively. Dispatchers are assigned to varying work schedules, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as required. The ideal candidate should be an experienced dispatcher with a working knowledge of operating procedures and equipment within the dispatch unit. Candidate should have the ability to address caller concerns and provide quality service at a level that exceeds expectations. Must thrive under pressure and have the ability to work quickly and efficiently in emergency situations.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience:  At least one (1) year as a Public Safety Dispatcher I or at least one (1) year of Police Dispatch experience with another law enforcement agency.

Licenses/Certifications:  Possession of a valid California driver's license.