This vacancy is subject to budget approval. To be considered for this vacancy you must have transfer eligibility based on present or past state civil service eligibility, or passed an exam for this classification. To learn how to become a civil service employee, visit the State Personnel Board’s website: www.spb.ca.gov
Under the general direction of the Transportation Management Center (TMC) Dispatcher Supervisor, the dispatcher will operate the District 10 TMC with the objective of effectively managing traffic in order to maximize traffic operations on the Districts roadway system. This will be accomplished by monitoring freeway and highway conditions, detecting congestion and incidents, determining and reacting with the appropriate response, and disseminating motorist information. The dispatcher will operate two-way radio and telecommunications equipment; receive complaints and request for assistance or emergency aid from Caltrans employees, law enforcement, fire, and medical personnel. Responsible for dispatching the appropriate safety equipment and manpower in accordance with departmental procedures; performs a variety of clerical work consisting of typing, computer data entry, filing, and record keeping. Due to the confidentiality of information we handle, all dispatchers will have to be fingerprinted and a background check done.
Will be required to work rotating shifts and hours, irregular workweeks (including weekends and holidays) and overtime, depending upon staffing or workload needs. Please submit a signed state application. Applications may be screened and only the most qualified interviewed.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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