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No.: OC-62296 Name: Dispatcher
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 04/08/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 06/01/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This position is responsible for dispatching personnel and equipment for routine and emergency situations via a telephone, two-way radio, and direct contact. Duties involve monitoring various situations such as street conditions and responding accordingly by dispatching appropriate services. Duties also involve the implementation and maintenance of computerized databases, logs and records. In some jurisdictions the employee is required to clean work areas and perform routine maintenance chores. This position differs from Senior Dispatcher by the lack of supervision over other dispatchers, less independent judgment, and/or the performance of routine manual work. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of, a higher-level employee.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma PLUS either:
 
(A)   One (1) year of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in dispatching or record keeping; OR,
 
(B)   Two (2) years of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* clerical experience involving dispatching; OR,
 
(C)   An equivalent combination of experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B) above.
 
NOTE: Education beyond the high school level cannot be substituted for the required work experience.

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