Source: San Diego County Sheriff's Department
October 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Four hours per day, seven days a week, Sheriff's Dispatchers answer emergency calls from all across San Diego County. They save lives by getting help out to those calling 9-1-1.
The Sheriff's Communications Center is hiring both entry level (no experience needed) and lateral dispatchers. Starting pay for entry level dispatcher is $19.62/hour. Pay jumps to $23.65/hour after approximately one year on the job. You can find more information on benefits and pay our website http://joinsdsheriff.net/dispatcher.
A new recruitment started in January. If you applied last year, you are encouraged to apply again.
Here is more information about these positions:
EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHER TRAINEE (Entry level position)
As an Emergency Services Dispatcher Trainee, you will respond to 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls and be responsible for dispatching deputies in the field. Candidates must be 18 years of age and have effectiv e oral and written communication skills in English. All candidates must pass the Criti-Call performance test as administered by the County of San Diego.
EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHER (Lateral position)
Candidates must have one year of full-time experience as a Public Service Radio Dispatcher for a municipal law enforcement or fire agency within the last three years.
For more information on these positions and to apply, visit: http://joinsdsheriff.net/dispatcher.
Applicants will be required to undergo a comprehensive background check.
Watch these videos to see what it takes to become a Sheriff's Dispatcher: https://goo.gl/46Psga and https://goo.gl/HA1jRA.