$4,608.09 - $5,915.56 Monthly
No Application Deadline
MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:
$4,608.09 - $4,844.52 - $5,092.77 - $5,352.84 - $5,627.11 - $5,915.56
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
TENTATIVE EXAM DATE: TBD (Candidates must appear in person for the examination)
The City of Stockton will be following COVID-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of our attendees and staff. We will be enforcing social distancing throughout the examination process. If you are sick having any symptoms, please do not attend the examination.
TYPING CERTIFICATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5 days from submitting online application.
**Due to COVID-19, the City of Stockton is making a temporary exception to our policy regarding online typing certificates. Please refer to the supplemental questions regarding this exception**
The City of Stockton Fire Department is currently seeking to establish an eligible list to fill future vacancies for the Fire Telecommunicator II position. The vision of the Stockton Fire Department is "community service with excellence." The Stockton Regional Fire and Emergency Medical Dispatch Center provides fire dispatch services to the cities of Stockton, Lodi, Manteca, the South San Joaquin County Fire Authority, and the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District. The Center dispatches to a population exceeding 600,000 people in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The Stockton Fire Emergency Communication Dispatch Center is an accredited Center of Excellence as recognized by the International Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch. Stockton Fire Telecommunicators work a 24-hour rotational shift (on 1 day, off 1 day, on 1 day, off 1 day, on 1 day, off 4 days).
Incumbents in this position are included in the Civil Service System and are in a "for cause" employment status represented by the Stockton City Employees Association Bargaining Unit. (Classified/Represented).
This recruitment is being conducted as an Open/Promotional recruitment. Current full-time regular status (at time of application) City of Stockton employees may apply for this position as a promotional opportunity and successful candidates will be placed on a promotional list. All other candidates may apply for this position as an open competitive opportunity, and successful candidates will be placed on an open list. The appointing authority will have the option of requesting names from the promotional list, the open list, or a combination of both.
This list may be used to fill future vacancies.
Prior to appointment, eligible candidates will be required to submit to and successfully pass a medical examination which includes a back evaluation, drug screen, and background investigation which includes fingerprinting.
This is NOT an entry-level dispatch position. It requires public safety dispatch experience, appropriate certificates, and a typing certificate.
Under general supervision, receives telephone calls for emergency and non-emergency fire, medical and related services and dispatches fire department resources, private ambulance units, and personnel. Performs related work as assigned.
Fire Telecommunicator II is the experienced class in this series, competent to perform varied emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio communications and dispatching duties assigned. Assists the Telecommunications Supervisor with management-related projects as assigned and performs as the primary trainer for new employees. May act as the Telecommunications Supervisor on a relief basis. This class is distinguished from the Telecommunications Supervisor which is responsible for the continuous functioning of the Emergency Communication Center during a shift.
Possession of a high school diploma or GED; AND two years of recent (within the last five years) experience in fire or public safety dispatching.
Applicants must submit a dated copy of a valid Typing Proficiency Certificate, two years old or less, for at least 35 NET words per minute no later than 5 days from submitting online application.
Typing certificates may be submitted via one of the following:
* Electronically attach a scanned copy to your application (preferred method); or
* Email to email@example.com
The Typing Proficiency Certificate must specify the following:
Applicants full name printed on certificate;
5-minute timed evaluation (only 5-minute tests will be accepted);
Minimum of 35 NET words per minute;
Number of typing errors or accuracy rate;
Date of exam (must be 2 years old or less); and
Certificate on agency letterhead (if completed online, must list name of online testing agency and website)
Note: The level and scope of knowledge and skills listed below are related to job duties as defined under Class Characteristics.
Qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the examination process, which may include a rating of training and experience, weighted 100%. To achieve a place on the eligible list, candidates must receive a minimum passing score of 70%. The City reserves the right to utilize alternative testing methods if deemed necessary. In the event of identical ratings, names will be arranged in the order of application date and time, and, if the same, then arranged alphabetically.
ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRES MUST BE COMPLETED FULLY AND SUBMITTED ON AN OFFICIAL CITY OF STOCKTON APPLICATION FORM. LATE OR INCOMPLETE APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL BE REJECTED AND CANNOT BE REVISED AFTER SUBMITTAL ON OR BEFORE THE FINAL FILING DATE. THE REQUIRED TYPING CERTIFICATE MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE STATED DEADLINE. FAILURE TO SUBMIT THIS CERTIFICATE BY THE DEADLINE WILL RESULT IN REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION. POSTMARKS, FACSIMILES, AND PHOTOCOPIES OF THE CITY'S EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. RESUMÉS ARE WELCOMED BUT SHOULD BE SUBMITTED AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ONLY. PLEASE DO NOT STATE "REFER TO RESUME".
The information in this announcement concerning the terms and conditions of employment does not constitute either an express or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.
In accordance with California Government Code section 3100, et seq., all City of Stockton employees are considered disaster service workers who may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty to address disaster service activities in the event of an emergency or disaster and are required to undertake an applicable loyalty oath.
The City of Stockton requires employees in this position to reasonably respond to emergencies at all times. Employees will be required to maintain primary residence within 45 minutes of City Hall in order to timely respond to emergencies and meet the health, safety, and welfare needs of the City. New employees have up to three (3) months from date of hire to comply with the requirement. Any interested candidates must be willing to adhere to this requirement throughout the duration of employment.
425 N El Dorado St
Stockton, CA 95201