|Approximate Salary||$30.17 - $36.68/hour; $5,229.94 - $6,357.02/month|
|Opening Date||8/26/2020 10:25:00 AM|
|Final Filing Date||6/28/2022 5:00:00 PM|
|Contact Information||Meoshi Hayes (707) 784-6309|
|Type of Recruitment||Open until Filled|
WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY?
COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.
We serve the public in many different ways, including:
• Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved
• Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county
• Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases
• Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies
• Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation)
• Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and,
• Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning
OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.
To learn more about Solano County, please visit: www.solanocounty.com
WHY WE EXIST
To Protect and Serve the Community!
The Sheriff’s office is dedicated to the protection and well-being of every person in Solano County by providing excellent community service.
The values of the Sheriff’s Office are to bring:
Professionalism: Performing to the highest standards with integrity, ethical behavior and accountability.
Trust: Confidence in the character and ability to meet expectations.
Courage: To persevere with mental and moral strength in the face of difficulty.
Innovation: Embrace and inspire creativity to apply better solutions that accomplish goals and outcomes.
Teamwork: Unified collaboration to accomplish common goals without regard to personal agendas.
Service: Providing professional assistance in support of the community's best interests and well-being.
Respect: To value and embrace individuality with special regard to differences.
To learn more about the Sheriff's Office please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/sheriff/default.asp
Public Safety Dispatchers in the Sheriff's Office assist community members and agencies with emergency needs by receiving and dispatching calls received for law enforcement, fire service, and emergency medical service personnel. Public Safety Dispatchers receive caller information, relay information to appropriate units or agencies, and provide assistance to callers as needed. Additionally, Public Safety Dispatchers log call information into the computer; monitor activity of all public safety units to determine status of incidents and location of units.
The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
Experience: One year of emergency service dispatching which included responsibility for dispatching for law enforcement or fire services; AND
Education: High school diploma or equivalent; AND
Certification: Completion of a POST-certified Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic Course is required.
Special Requirement: The ability to demonstrate a typing speed of 40WPM is required, and all qualified applicants will be sent a notice to remotely take a typing test through the online testing provider eSkill.
To view the full job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=15985
To review the benefits for this position, please visit:
Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked.
To view the benefits for an extra-help position, please visit:
CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:
• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Annual Education Fair
• County Mentoring Program
• Leadership Academy
• Supervisory Trainings
• Skill Development Trainings
• Self-paced learning opportunities
On going – Applications will be reviewed in an on-going basis. Please submit POST-certified Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic Course at time of applying for the position.
The ability to demonstrate a typing speed of 40WPM is required, and all qualified applicants will be sent a notice to remotely take a typing test through the online testing provider eSkill.
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: https://jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office,and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.
Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.
A POST-certified Public Safety Dispatchers' Basic Course certificate is required for this position. All candidates must submit a copy of their certificate by the final filing deadline. Candidates who fail to submit their certificate will be disqualified from the recruitment.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed.
I possess a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play. The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six consecutive years—the only California community with that distinction.
· Live – Solano County, as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
· Learn – Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include Solano Community College, CSU Maritime, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
· Work – The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the County is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries, and Travis Air Force Base.
· Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts, fertile farmland and recreational areas. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, the Delta, Lake Tahoe region, and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
County Population (2023): 465,536
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.
SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER