APPLICATIONS FOR SHERIFF’S DISPATCHERS ARE NOW OPEN

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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.