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The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is conducting this recruitment to fill Public Safety Dispatcher II -Full Time and Extra Help vacancies for the Sheriff's Office located in Placerville, CA.
This recruitment is for the Level II (or Lateral) Public Safety Dispatcher. Qualifying candidates will have at least one year experience in Emergency Dispatching and must provide proof of completion of the 120 hour POST Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Academy.
CANDIDATES WILL UNDERGO A THOROUGH AND LENGTHY BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION PRIOR TO HIRE. This position requires 24-hour staffing. Candidates should expect to work various shifts including nights, weekends and holidays.
Under general supervision, receives 911 system emergence and non- emergency calls; dispatches assignments according to established emergency and County procedures, and operates various tele-communications equipment.
Public Safety Dispatcher II is the journey level class of the series, fully competent to independently perform responsible emergency dispatching on an assigned shift. This class is distinguished from Senior Public Safety Dispatcher in that the latter is the working lead level of this series, with responsibility for planning and directing emergency communications activities on a designated shift.
*Education and Experience*
Public Safety Dispatch II:
One (1) year of emergency dispatching experience at a level equivalent to the County's class of Public Safety Dispatcher I.
Must be able to pass a detailed background investigation. Must be able to obtain and maintain required P.O.S.T. certifications. Must be able to type at a rate of thirty-five (35) net words per minute (typing certificate required at the time of application)
Note: The level and scope of the knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as defined under Distinguishing Characteristics.
Utilizing multi-line and/or multi-channel communications equipment. Ability to:
Obtain information from individuals in emergency situations, including those who are emotionally distraught, angry or difficult to understand.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed indoors in an office setting, under highly stressful conditions; requires long shifts, which includes evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts and call- backs.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment; vision in the normal visual range with or without correction sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents; hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Frequent sitting, reaching, wrist and arm motions, fine finger dexterity of both hands, ability to grasp and hold; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh up to 15 lbs. Infrequent standing, walking and bending; lifting, carrying or pushing objects that weigh more than 15 lbs.
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