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Job Title: Fire District Dispatcher
Location: Martinez, CA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/22/2019
Expire Date: 04/22/2019
Job Categories: Government and Policy
Job Description
Fire District Dispatcher
Bargaining Unit: Local 1230

Upcoming Salary increases:
3% effective 7/1/2019

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District is looking for experienced, highly motivated, dependable individuals who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment to join their team as a Fire District Dispatcher. Typical duties and responsibilities of a Fire District Dispatcher include receiving calls and dispatching fire apparatus staff to emergency situations, providing general information to the public, screening calls using established Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) protocols, providing instructions, reading and interpreting maps, maintaining records, logs and reports, and performing routine clerical assignments.

The Contra Costa County Fire Communications Center is the vital link between the citizens they serve and the first responders who provide assistance. The center is responsible for all fire, medical, public service and rescue operations for most of the county. They provide safety and service to the community and pride themselves on integrity, ethics, and respect for individual human dignity.

To read the complete job description, please visit the website, The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for twelve months.

Tentative Oral Exam: April 4, 2019
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
License Required: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment a valid California driver's license.

Education: Possession of a high school diploma, G.E.D. equivalency or high school proficiency certificate.

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience within the last three (3) years, operating 9-1-1 telephones, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), and radio communications equipment while dispatching public safety emergency services.

Certificates: Candidates must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment certification as an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD).

Performance Requirement: Ability to type at a speed of not less than 30 words per minute at a PC terminal.

Other Requirement: Must pass a thorough background investigation and medical screening prior to
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Company’s Description: Contra Costa County is dedicated to providing public services which improve the quality of life of our residents and the economic viability of our businesses. Contra Costa County is recognized as a world-class service organization where innovation and partnerships merge to enable our residents to enjoy a safe, healthy and prosperous life. Contra Costa County serves people, businesses and communities. Our organization and each one of our employees value: • Clients and communities • Accountability • Partnerships • Fiscal prudence • Quality Services • Organizational excellence
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