City oF Eureka

Posted: Feb. 4, 2020

$13.00 - $15.80 Per Hour

$2,253 - $2,739 Monthly


After successful completion of the P.O.S.T. Dispatcher Exam (score of 48 or higher), salary

goes up to the following:


$3,287.00 - $3,995.00 Monthly (DOQ) without certifications

$3,517.09 - $4,274.65 for candidates who hold POST Intermediate Certification

$3,747.18 - $4,554.30 for candidates who hold POST Advanced Certification

Are you motivated to make a positive impact in your community? Do you have a passion for public

service and for helping those in need? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and exciting work environment

where your skills in communication, compassion and leadership are put to the test? Have you

considered a career in law enforcement? If your answer is “YES” to any of these questions, the Eureka

Police 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 have

an 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 advanced

Emergency Dispatch Center. Dispatcher Trainees will receive on-the-job training while preparing to

take 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 a

Communications Dispatcher ($3,287-$3,995/month), and will begin formal training on the full scope

of emergency dispatch duties.


Join our team and receive training and support from the highly trained staff in the county’s only

dispatch unit that handles calls for Police, Medical and Fire emergencies. Come be a part of the

Eureka PD family and make a difference!


For a complete job description and to apply, please visit our website at: Open

until filled. EOE.


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