Goverment Jobs
Published
January 30, 2019
Location
Merced County Sheriffs Department 700 W 22nd Street Merced, California
Category
Job Type

Description

Examples of Duties

This recruitment is being established to obtain a current eligible list for both Full Time and Extra-Help vacancies. Extra-Help pay rate is up to a maximum of $20.99 per hour. Extra-Help employees are not entitled to county benefits.

Per qualifications below, applicants may be hired at aLevel I or II .

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Learns to and receives and disposes of routine and emergency telephone, voice radio and teletype messages.
  • Accurately receive and respond to 9-1-1 emergencies, routing personnel and equipment to request for medical aid, fires, rescues and accidents within the Sheriff's department and allied agencies.
  • In emergency situations, secures and records information as to exact location and learns to use voice radio to notify necessary patrol and officer on duty.
  • Monitors and maintains radio contact with other local, State and Federal agencies.
  • Operates a CLETS (California Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems) teletype sending and receiving messages, such as warrant checks, stolen property, and missing persons reports.
  • Operates computer terminal to log departmental activities, compile data and prepare reports of law enforcement incidences or emergency reports and action taken.
  • Occasionally perform clerical tasks involving typing/word processing.
  • Operates TDD (Telecommunication Device for Deaf).
Minimum Qualifications

SHERIFF DISPATCHER I
OPTION 1:
Education:
High School graduate or GED equivalent.

AND
Experience:
Six (6) months of full time experience as an Extra-Help Sheriff Dispatcher's Aide.

OR

One (1) year of support experience in one or more various types of emergency services such aslaw enforcement, fire department, emergency medical services (EMS), coroner department,hospital, clinical setting or courts.

OR

One (1) year performing journey level clerical work involving extensive public contact or operatingmulti-line telephone, PBX switchboard, or radio communications systems.

Certification
Successful completion of a Basic California P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatch Course required within 1 year of hire.

OPTION 2

Education:
Completion of 30 semester units from an accredited college or university or related technical school.

And

Experience: None

Certification
Successful completion of a Basic California P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatch Course required within 1 year of hire.

SHERIFF DISPATCHER II
Education:
High School graduate or GED equivalent.

Experience:
Two (2) years successful experience as a Sheriff Dispatcher I or equivalent position.

OR

Two (2) year of support experience in one or more various types of emergency services such aslaw enforcement, fire department, emergency medical services (EMS), coroner department,hospital, clinical setting or courts.

Certification
Successful completion of a Basic California P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatch Course required within 1 year of hire.

FAMILY CARE LEAVE

Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period.

HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE

Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan.

JURY DUTY

Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty.

PAID TIME BENEFITS

Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement,vacation, or holidays.

PAID SICK LEAVE
Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Extra-helpemploymentearningsare not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County'sretirement system.

COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:

The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.

For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.

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