Compensation: $30.38 per hour (range 22, step 1) on the 2019-2020 classified salary schedule.
Benefits: Short-term, temporary employees may be eligible for Healthy Families Sick Leave and will be enrolled in a retirement system.
Position Details: MiraCosta College is accepting applications for temporary, hourly police dispatchers to substitute as needed on the Oceanside Campus to backfill for dispatchers during sick leave, vacation, or training hours. Substitutes may initially work 40 hours per week until trained, then would work as needed 18 to 40 hours per week anytime from Monday through Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:00 pm or 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
Possession of a P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course Certificate is required.
Basic Function: Under general supervision, receive and prioritize emergency and non-emergency calls for service; provide police communications and dispatching for district facilities and sites via radio voice communication using a computer-aided dispatch system; coordinate with other agencies during in-progress calls and regional incidents; operate computerized records management and ancillary equipment in the processing of confidential and varied reports and data into records management systems; validate information and verify accuracy of data; may lead the work of Police Support Assistants and safety escorts on an assigned shift; and perform related duties as assigned.
Education & Experience: To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
1) Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, some college-level courses in criminal justice and one year of related law enforcement/emergency services/public safety dispatching experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
2) A keyboarding/typing certificate of at least 50 net words per minute.
NOTE: For work experience, one year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.
Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes First Screening Date: Applications submitted by the first screening date of Tuesday, July 16, 2019 will receive first consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.
Human Resources Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at http://www.miracosta.edu/officeofthepresident/pio/aboutmcc.html
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The MiraCosta Community College District is located in San Diego County along the Southern California coast, between Orange County to the north and the metropolitan area of San Diego to the south. The district is approximately 35 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles south of Los Angeles. The District includes the cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, Del Mar, the unincorporated areas of La Costa, Olivehain, and portions of Carmel Valley and Camp Pendleton Marine Base.