Bakersfield Police Department is now accepting applications for Police Dispatcher I.
Visit their website and fill out the application. The deadline to apply is today, Jan. 24.
Essential Duties: Operates telephone, radio, computer aided dispatch system and other communications equipment. Receives emergency calls which must be properly processed, including the dispatching of personnel and equipment to scenes of fire, police incidents, accidents, rescue operations, and other emergencies. Receives routine calls and gives information as requested. Receives and transmits messages between field units, receives and transmits messages through the computer aided dispatch system, including police messages locally and nationwide. Prepares and maintains radio, phone, and other log records. Performs related work as required.