Police Dispatcher

San Diego, CA
San Diego Unified School District

$5,527.23 – $7,408.30 Monthly

Closing Date
12/1/2023 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada);

This opportunity is open to all interested candidates.

***Law Enforcement Dispatcher experience preferred***

The San Diego Unified School District is seeking Police Dispatchers to receive emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatch to appropriate peace officer or district personnel. This position monitors a variety of safety and security equipment, maintains a variety of logs and records using a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Three years of customer service experience in a demanding, fast-paced environment requiring multitasking and independent judgment skills OR
  • A combination of training, experience, and/or education equivalent to successful completion of the P.O.S.T. certified dispatcher basic academy.
  • Recent, full-time or equivalent part-time, paid, civilian or military experience in radio dispatching, public emergency information systems, or law enforcement or experience in a public safety Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) radio communication department is highly desirable.


  • Typing/keyboarding certificate at a net, corrected speed of 30 words per minute or higher.
  • Pass a P.O.S.T. certified dispatcher basic academy within one year of employment.
  • Successfully complete training program with P.O.S.T. certificated Communications Training Officer (CTO) within 636 hours after beginning training program.