Communications Operator

California Department of Parks and Recreation - Headquarters in Sacramento, California

Oct 16, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Dec 1, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$3,807.00 monthly
Top Pay:
$$5,244.00 monthly

Job Description

Live The Parks Life as a Communications Operator!

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding career that allows you to provide protection to the public, law enforcement, and California State Parks? Communication Operators are emergency dispatchers that monitor emergency communications systems, answer calls for service, log incidents, and dispatch field units to emergencies. Become a guardian of the largest state park system in the nation in this exciting and rewarding career.

“The State Park Peace Officer Ranger and Lifeguards protect our parks and it is our job to help protect them” – Patricia McGarry, NorCom Communication Operator

Additional Information

California State Parks has two centralized communications centers (listed below) to meet the dispatching needs of its peace officers and staff.

The centers also provide dispatching services for the Department of Fish and Wildlife wardens along with other enforcement and emergency services agencies.

Northern Communications Center: 13304 White Rock Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742

Southern Communications Center: 17801 Lake Perris Drive, Perris, CA 92751

Job Requirements

  • Age: No age requirement
  • Education: High school or equivalent
  • Experience: Two years of experience involving substantial amount of direct telephone contact with the public while performing numerous tasks simultaneously.

Apply for the Exam Today!

Communications Operators are a vital link in the fast-paced communications network of California State Parks – providing consistency, direction, and knowledge to the public and law enforcements in an emergency.

The process for entering into this classification involves the following steps:

  1. Submit an Application - Standard State Application Form (STD 678).
  2. Take the Exam
  3. Pass the Background Investigation
  4. Pass Medical Evaluations

Individuals who are successful in the examination/selection process and hired as Communications Operators will then be required to complete the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatcher’s Basic Course within 12 months of hire or assignment to dispatcher duties.

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Contact Informaton

Recruitment Team CA Parks Jobs

California Department of Parks and Recreation
Headquarters in Sacramento, California 95814
phone: 9166534563

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