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Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Company: City of Yuba City, CA
Location: Yuba City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The PositionAre you an experienced dispatcher? The City of Yuba City is currently offering a $22,500 Lateral Incentive!* Available to Lateral Dispatchers who successfully complete the hiring process with the City of Yuba City. The incentive would be paid in four (4) payments: The first payment of $7,500 would be made upon commencement of employment. The second payment of $5,000 would be made upon successful completion of the training program. The third payment of $5,000 would be made upon the successful completion of 18 months of employment with the City. The fourth and final payment of $5,000 would be made upon successful completion of 36 months of employment with the City. A lateral dispatcher, upon successful hiring would also be given an initial bank of 40 hours of sick leave.The City of Yuba City is currently accepting applications for Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral). Public Safety Dispatchers operate Police, Fire, and local government radio equipment; dispatch mobile units and provide Emergency Medical Dispatch instructions while performing other related duties.Employees at this level receive only general direction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedure and policies within the work unit. Employees allocated to this job class must work independently and possess the ability to prioritize assignments and information in an effective and productive manner. Employees must successfully pass training for CPR, EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatching), and the POST Dispatch Academy. Employees are assigned to varying work schedules, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime when required to keep the 24 hour dispatch center fully staffed.Candidate should have the ability to address caller concerns and provide quality service at a level that exceeds expectations. Must thrive under pressure and have the ability to work quickly and efficiently in emergency situations.JOIN YCPD Minimum QualificationsEducation: High school diploma or equivalent.Experience: At least one (1) year experience as a Public Safety Dispatcher I or at least one (1) year of Police Dispatch experience with another law enforcement agency.Licenses and/or Certificates Required: Possession of a valid California driver's license.Important InformationFINAL FILING DATE: Open ContinuousThe information above is a brief summary of job duties. Please visit www.yubacity.net for additional information regarding this position and employment with the City of Yuba City.* You must demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications of the position.* Please complete ALL sections of the application. A rsum or other supplemental materials may be attached to your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing any part of the application. Blank applications that reference "see rsum" will be disqualified. Your resume and supplemental materials will not be considered as part of the initial screening process.* Be sure to review your application prior to submission. No new or additional information will be accepted after the closing date.* Application materials are the property of the City of Yuba City and will not be returned.* It is your responsibility to keep your NEOGOV profile updated, including any changes to your telephone number and email address. Failure to do so may result in missed notification of exams or interviews.Selection ProcessThe minimum qualifications as stated in this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.The recruitment process involves multiple steps which may include but are not limited to:* Video One-Way Interviews* Speed Interviews* Oral Panel Interviews* Department Interviews* Written Testing* Physical Agility Testing - for Safety PositionsPlease note: The entire recruitment process from recruitment opening date to start date could take 6 - 12 weeks for successful candidates.Final candidates must pass pre-employment screening which may include:* Fingerprinting* Criminal Background Check* Substance Screening* Medical Evaluation* Reference CheckEqual Employment OpportunityThe City of Yuba City does not discriminate on the basis of sex, religion, race, color, national origin, age, or disability in employment or the provision of service. Veterans, women, minorities and the disabled are encouraged to apply. EOE.The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate candidates with disabilities. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 72 hours in advance so such aids or services can be arranged. TTY users may contact Human Resources at (530) 822-4732.The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice.QuestionsThank you for your interest in employment with the City of Yuba City. If you have questions regarding this job announcement or the application process:* For a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the NEOGOV application process, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/Home/ApplicationGuide* Visit the City of Yuba City website: www.yubacity.net/jobs* Email the Human Resources Department at humanresources@yubacity.net* Call the Human Resources Department at (530) 822-4610* Visit City Hall: 1201 Civic Center Blvd, Yuba City, CA 95993About the CityThe City of Yuba City is located in Sutter County, adjacent to the beautiful Feather River and at the base of the Sutter Buttes, the smallest mountain range in the world. Located just 40 miles north of Sacramento, Yuba City is the agricultural, economic and social center of the Yuba-Sutter Region. The area offers excellent outdoor activities such as hiking, boating, fishing, water skiing, hunting, biking, horseback riding, and is within comfortable driving distance of the Bay Area, Lake Tahoe, and other recreational areas.The City is the perfect mix of urban convenience and small town charm. A historic downtown and modern shopping facilities make shopping convenient and a pleasure. The City prides itself in its well-maintained parks and aquatic center, while offering a wide range of recreational activities for the entire family.The City of Yuba City offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information, please click here.Agency City of Yuba CityAddress 1201 Civic Center BlvdYuba City, California, 95993Phone 530-822-4610Website http://www.yubacity.net/jobs

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