Job Title:

Sheriff's Communications Dispatcher II

Closing Date/Time:



$21.01 - $28.92 Hourly
$3,641.73 - $5,012.80 Monthly
$43,700.80 - $60,153.60 Annually

Job Type:



Throughout San Bernardino County, California


 The Job

The Sheriff’s Department is recruiting for Advanced Communications Dispatchers who dispatch emergency vehicles to incidents involving public safety. Positions are primarily located in Rialto and Victorville.

* Note: Salary and benefits are currently under review

For more detailed information, refer to the Sheriff's Communications Dispatcher II job description.




Retirement & Benefits - In addition to Paid Time OffMedical Benefits, and a generous County pension (vested after 5 years), employees are eligible to participate in a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan AND San Bernardino County has reciprocity with CalPERSand other '37 Act counties.
POST Differential pay - Intermediate POST Certificate ($1.00/hr) or Advanced POST Certificate ($1.50/hr)


1) Applicants must not have been convicted of a felony.  Prior to appointment, candidates will be fingerprinted and must successfully pass a background investigation.  2) Sheriff's Communications Dispatchers are required to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays and may be required to work overtime.  Shift differential is available.  3) Some positions in this classification may be assigned to a schedule of less than full-time (80 hours) per two-week pay period.

Minimum Requirements:

Experience:  One (1) year of emergency dispatching experience  AND  one (1) additional year of call-intake (911) or dispatching experience.  Qualifying experience must include using a computer-aided dispatching system in a communications center with a law enforcement agency within the past five (5) years.

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Keyboarding:  These positions require typing skills of 35 wpm.  Indicate typing speed on the application.  A recent certificate of typing speed may be required at the interview.

Desired Qualifications:

An excellent candidate for this position will have two (2) or more years of experience dispatching peace officers and other emergency personnel to routine and emergency service calls, while prioritizing calls, monitoring locations and status, and keeping other personnel informed.  This person will also have certificates showing successful completion of a 40-hour computer-aided dispatching system training course, 120-hour P.O.S.T. certified basic complaint/dispatcher course, and Department of Justice certified CLETS and DMV courses.

Selection Process:

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on a review of the Application and the required Supplemental Questionnaire.  A typing test may be scheduled or certificate required.  Applicants scheduled for examinations must show photo identification.

While the list remains active, and as vacancies occur, candidates may be invited to an interview which will include an evaluation of oral communication skills as required by CA P.O.S.T.  

Applications will be accepted and processed continuously while the recruitment remains open.  This recruitment may close at any time. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list for six (6) months.







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