The Brentwood Police Department is seeking highly motivated individuals who are desiring to find a better balance between work and family. We are a progressive agency that prides itself on professionalism and provides its dispatchers with the best equipment, training, and tools necessary to do the job. This is a unique opportunity to work for a City, Department, and Community that supports you and your family.
This application period may close at any time once an adequate number of candidates are received.
For more information please see the job description here.
For information on the benefit structure for the Police Dispatchers please visit our Benefits page here. Qualifications
Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Education/Training:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, andExperience:
One year of full time clerical experience involving heavy public contact while performing multiple tasks and two years of full time experience as a Police Dispatcher with a law enforcement agency equivalent to the City of Brentwood's Police Dispatcher I.License/Certificate:
• Possession of a California Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatchers Certificate at time of hire.
•Possession of a typing certificate verifying the ability to accurately type a minimum of 45 wpm.Other Requirements:
•Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
•Must be able to pass a comprehensive law enforcement background check.Application Process
Applicants must submit the following:
- City of Brentwood Employment Application
Postmarks, faxes and incomplete applications will not be accepted. Your application must be filled out completely online. Resumes may also be submitted but it is not a substitute for a completed application.
The examination process will consist of:
- Review of applications for minimum qualifications for the position and to ensure all materials have been submitted.
- CritiCall Exam -Applicants passing the review process will be invited to participate in the CritiCall exam. This examination will be held multiple times through the life of the recruitment. The examination will cover elements of the knowledge and abilities identified in the job description.
All applicants that pass the CritiCall test will be placed on the eligible list which is good for at least 6 months and may be extended up to an additional 18 months. This eligible list will be used by the City of Brentwood to fill all current and future openings in this classification as long as the list is active.
DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Tests may consist of any combination of written, oral or other exercises or assessment procedures that test content. Components may include, but are not necessarily limited to, typing, math, reading, writing and analytical skills; problem solving ability; computer and software proficiency, or any other job-related knowledge, skill, ability or qualification. The City may, without notice, change or eliminate any particular assessment component or combination of components as needs dictate.
All correspondence regarding application status, test and/or interview dates, etc. will be sent by email and can be viewed through your GovernmentJovs account. Please check your email folders, including your junk/spam folders and accept emails from the domaingovernmentjobs.com, neogov.com, or brentwoodca.gov. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure a correct email address is provided and that all correspondence is received.The City of Brentwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous