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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Friday June 2nd, 2017 :: 04:37 p.m. PDT


Applications for Sheriff's Dispatchers Now Open

24 hours per day, seven days a week, Sheriff's Dispatchers answer emergency calls from all across San Diego County. They save lives by getting help out to those calling 9-1-1.

The Sheriff's Communications Center is hiring both entry level (no experience needed) and lateral dispatchers. Starting pay for entry level dispatcher is $19.62/hour. Pay jumps to $23.65/hour after approximately one year on the job. You can find more information on benefits and pay our website

A new recruitment started in January. If you applied last year, you are encouraged to apply again.

Here is more information about these positions:

As an Emergency Services Dispatcher Trainee, you will respond to 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency calls and be responsible for dispatching deputies in the field. Candidates must be 18 years of age and have effective oral and written communication skills in English. All candidates must pass the Criti-Call performance test as administered by the County of San Diego.

Candidates must have one year of full-time experience as a Public Service Radio Dispatcher for a municipal law enforcement or fire agency within the last three years.

For more information on these positions and to apply, visit:

Applicants will be required to undergo a comprehensive background check.

Watch these videos to see what it takes to become a Sheriff's Dispatcher: and

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 858-565-5200

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