The County of Yuba is recruiting to fill and establish an employment list for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher within the Sheriff's Department. The incumbent receives 9-1-1 system sheriff, fire, medical emergency and rescue calls; dispatches sheriff, fire and medical personnel following established procedures; maintains communication with officers in the field to ensure safety and provide back-up and information; provides relief coverage for the records unit; and performs related work as assigned. These classifications require shift work and the ability to make decisions and act appropriately in stressful situations. The work also involves interdepartmental cooperation with various public safety agencies located throughout the County to coordinate the most effective response to requests for assistance from the public.About the Sheriff's Department:
The Yuba County Sheriff's Office is comprised of multiple functions within the Operations Division including Valley and Foothill Patrol, Investigations, Narcotics Task Force, Gang Enforcement, Marijuana Eradication Team, Coroner, Crime Prevention, Crisis Negotiation Team, SWAT, Canine Program, Field Training Officer, Aero Squadron, and Marine Enforcement. The department is committed to working in partnership with the community to identify and resolve public safety and quality of life issues, consistent with it's core values. The Sheriff's Office provides a full range of services to an estimated population of about 70,000. The Sheriff's Department is located in the City of Marysville with a substation in Brownsville.Examples of Duties:
- Receive and evaluate 9-1-1 police, fire and medical emergency calls, receive business calls for the department, which may include other county departments during off-hours; dispatch appropriate staff, provide information or transfer calls to the appropriate office or person.
- Receive and dispatch calls and enters information into a computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system, and, when appropriate, a teletype system; monitor calls after initial dispatch to provide additional requested support or information.
- Access federal, state and local law enforcement information systems to obtain information regarding outstanding warrants, criminal history, records information, vehicle data and related information; relay such information to sworn staff and non-sworn staff.