Communications Dispatcher Trainee

City of Eureka

Posted: April 19, 2019

$12.00 - $14.59 Per Hour

$2,080 - $2,528 Monthly

Are you motivated to make a positive impact in your community? Do you have a passion for publicservice and for helping those in need? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and exciting work environmentwhere your skills in communication, compassion and leadership are put to the test? Have youconsidered a career in law enforcement? If your answer is “YES” to any of these questions, the EurekaPolice Department would like to have a word with you...The City of Eureka is proud to announce a unique, paid training opportunity for individuals who havean interest in exploring the demanding and rewarding career field of Emergency Telecommunications.Come learn what it takes to be a 911 Communications Dispatcher in the County’s most advancedEmergency Dispatch Center. Dispatcher Trainees will receive on-the-job training while preparing totake the required Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Entry Level Dispatcher Examination.Upon receiving a passing score on the POST Exam, Trainees will automatically promote to aCommunications Dispatcher ($3,222-$3,916/month), and will begin formal training on the full scopeof emergency dispatch duties.Join our team and receive training and support from the highly trained staff in the county’s onlydispatch unit that handles calls for Police, Medical and Fire emergencies. Come be a part of theEureka PD family and make a difference!For a complete job description, and to apply, please visit our website at: www.ci.eureka.ca.gov.Open until filled. EOE.

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