Job Posting Title:
Police Communication Dispatcher (3 Positions)Location:
Los Rios Community College District (District Office)Department Location:
Police ServicesPosting Number:
The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The district’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.
The Los Rios district office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!
The district has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and district office complex. The District office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes.
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.
Under minimal oversight, incumbents serve as the primary dispatch support, performing a variety of complex duties within a framework of standard policies and operating procedures. For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting click here.Benefits:
Los Rios Community College District offers competitive salaries and a very comprehensive employee benefits package to include medical insurance, CalPERS retirement, and opportunities for additional insurance and financial investments. Assignment Responsibilities:
Full-time, twelve-month employees receive 17 days of annual paid holidays, 15 days’ vacation yearly (with increases after 5 & 10 years), and 8 hours of sick leave per month. Los Rios also offers extensive professional development opportunities with the district and financial support and/or paid time off to complete external academic studies. You are eligible for the aforementioned benefits as a regular employee with a permanent assignment of 0.50 FTE or greater. To calculate this position’s FTE, take the number of hours per week divided by 40, to get the percentage of hours worked. Then take the number of months worked divided by 12, to get the percentage of work year. Then take the percentage of hours worked divided by the percentage of months worked to get the position’s FTE (e.g., a position that is 30 hours per week with a work year of 12 months: 30/40 = 0.75; 12/12 = 1; 0.75/1 = 0.75 FTE). For the full LRCEA contract agreement, details click here.
Operate a variety of communications equipment, such as telephone, two-way radio and computer aided dispatch system; forward complaints as appropriate; answer inquiries regarding the District and surrounding areas, services available, and related District procedures; receive emergency calls for service and dispatches police, emergency personnel, or maintenance personnel; request assistance as needed from local public safety agencies; document all incoming calls and unusual incidents; maintain contact with all field units; check for outstanding warrants or prior offenses on suspects; review files, records, and other documents to respond to requests; maintain and update files for the department; assign report numbers; maintain crime statistics for Cleary Act and related reports; access information on stolen property, vehicle registration, and other information from statewide computer networks; perform a wide variety of clerical support duties carry out broadcasts; open and route incoming mail; maintain parking permits using database system; perform a wide variety of records functions such as process reports for the District Attorney’s office, review citations for accuracy and process for the court, enter citations into the county wide database, file reports, conduct CAD searches for background checks, prepare letters to be sent to victims of stolen property or vehicles, and prepare Detention Certificates; perform related duties as assigned.Additional Information:
12 monthWork Schedule:
6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday- FridayTotal Hrs per Week/Day:
Note: Schedules may change as Dispatch operates 24 hours/7 days a week.
Alternate work schedules and remote/hybrid assignments may be available depending upon the operational needs of the department and employee performance.
40 hrs per weekSpecial Requirements:
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a medical evaluation and complete background investigation.Minimum Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience involving direct contact with the general public.Application Instructions:
EDUCATION: Possession of currently valid P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatch certificate or successful completion of the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher’s course within one year of the date of hire.
NOTE: One year of college level business and clerical course work may be substituted for one year of required experience.
Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)
Education must be from an accredited institution.
- A completed Los Rios Community College District Classified Application (required).
- Resume (required).
- Letter of Interest (required).
- P.O.S.T. (optional)
- Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
- Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.Salary:
$4,968.96 per month as of May 1, 2022 LRCCD Salary SchedulesAdditional Salary Information:
No additional salary information to notePosting Date:
NoBeginning On (or About):
06/01/2022How and where to apply:
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.Conditions:
After hour inquiries should be emailed to [email protected] Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
All faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated in order to:
- be physically present on District premises for an extended amount of time, generally more than 15 minutes; or
- participate in District activities for an extended amount of time, generally more than 15 minutes; or
- be inside a building or office
unless they receive an approved medical exemption or religious accommodation.
All new hires must be fully vaccinated or receive an approved medical or religious exemption within forty-five (45) calendar days of hire. Within seven (7) calendar days, all new hires must show proof they have received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine, or one dose of a one-dose vaccine, or have applied for a medical or religious exemption.
For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the COVID Vaccine Requirements