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Salary: $3,413.00 - $4,562.00
Posted: 01/09/2013

Job Description:

The Los Angeles Communications Center (LACC) is on a 3/12 alternate work week, and quarterly sign-ups are done on a seniority basis.  LACC is located in the northern most portion of Los Angeles, between the cities of Glendale and Pasadena. 

In addition to salary, the Public Safety Dispatcher (PSD) positions receive an additional $300.00 per month recruitment and retention pay.

Duties:  LACC is a public safety answering point.  Employees answer 9-1-1,public, and allied agency lines, as well as making out-going calls to service providers, allied agencies, and citizens.  PSDs must be able to document information into a computer aided dispatch system quickly and accurately and take appropriate action on each call.  The classification requires a certified net typing speed of 40 words per minute.

Desirable Qualifications:  Must be able to maintain a good rapport with employees, peers, allied agencies, and the public.  Will be expected to report to work on time, with a minimum number of absences and a willingness to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Who may apply:  Persons currently in the PSD classification who are eligible to transfer, should submit a CHP 220, Request for Transfer, to the contact person below.  The most senior same-class transfer who responds by the final filing date shall be selected. 

Persons eligible to apply must be on a certification list, eligible to transfer, voluntarily demote, reinstate, or be on an SROA list or designated Surplus.  All applicants will be considered; only the most qualified will be interviewed.

How to apply:  Interested individuals should submit a STD. 678, Examination/Employment Application (Rev. 6/2010), with a Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire to the address below.  Please indicate eligibility in the Explanation Box of the application.  The STD. 678 can be accessed through the California Department Human Resources (CalHR) Web site:  The criminal supplemental questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs website at  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.

Although the intent is to fill this vacancy as soon as possible, the exact duration of the selection process can vary and is unknown at this time.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 388 - 514 - 1663 - XX7
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
01/24/2013 http://www.CHP.Ca.Gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
514/Los Angeles Communications Center
2901 West Broadway
Los Angeles, 90041
Louise Pankey/Susan Simmons
(323) 259-2000

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