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Salary: $3,016.00 - $4,562.00
Posted: 06/21/2013

Job Description:
Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. For further information regarding the Communications Operator classification, please visit the Department Link listed below before calling or emailing the listed contact.

The reporting location for this position is the Northern Communications Center (NORCOM), located at Prairie City State Vehicular Recreation Area in Rancho Cordova. This position will work under the direction of the NORCOM Communications Supervisors. NORCOM is a 24-hour public safety dispatch and communications center with a service area covering Northern California from Kern County to Oregon. The incumbent will dispatch State Park Peace Officers (Rangers and Lifeguards), Department of Fish and Game Wardens, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Officers, Lifeguards and other emergency service personnel in the NORCOM service area to emergency and non-emergency events. Duties will include operation of a radio console system, VESTA telephone system, CLETS, and computer aided dispatch (CAD). Other duties will include dispatching Department of Fish and Game CalTip calls, and receiving and processing Office of Emergency Services Hazmat reports. There are three vacant positions available. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Carol Smith at or Cynthia Turpin at or (916) 358-1318.

Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 549 - 807 - 1670 - 013
Location County
LEES Division / Northern Communications Center (NORCOM) SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, 95814
Cynthia Turpin
(916) 358-1318

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Notice: 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. Learn all about it.

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