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CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER, CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL
Salary: $3,413.00 - $4,699.00
Posted: 01/13/2014

Job Description:
CHP – ALL COMMUNICATIONS CENTERS

Ventura Communications Center (VCC) has six PSD (388-765-1663-xxx) vacancies.

Duties:  Under the supervision of a Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor I, operates radio consoles – transmits and receives radio traffic, documents information in VisiCAD or on cards; operates telephone equipment – receives, evaluates and documents telephone calls from 9-1-1 lines, call-boxes, allied agencies and non-emergency lines, makes appropriate outgoing calls; uses computer equipment – accesses information, enters and updates various data bases; monitors and utilizes communications related equipment; maintains related logs and files; uses maps and manuals to access information.

Desirable qualifications:  Excellent attendance, punctuality and dependability; Relates well with coworkers and others; Deals well with stress; Excellent work ethic/accuracy and completion of work assignments; Works independently or as part of a team; Understands/follows directions; Positive attitude.

Who May Apply:  Persons currently in the PSD classification eligible to transfer, should submit a CHP 220 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 State Restriction of Appointments (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.  Any SROA/Surplus must attach a copy of the letter. The STD. 678 can be accessed through the California Department Human Resources (CalHR) Web site:  www.calhr.ca.gov.  The criminal supplemental questionnaire may be accessed through the CalHR jobs website at http://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/crsq.pdf.  Please include a copy of this notice with your application.

Additional information:  VCC dispatches for Ventura and southern Santa Barbara counties.  VCC is on a 4/10 AWW with seniority sign-ups.

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 - 765 - 1663 - XX6
Location County
Ventura VENTURA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
01/27/2014 http://www.chp.ca.gov
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
765/ Ventura Communications Center
4656 Valentine Road
Ventura, 93003
Anne Webb
(805)477-4158

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