Jun 20, 2022

Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee, PSRD (Radio Dispatcher)

  • San Jose Police Department
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • $86,174 - $104,748 yearly
Full time Admin-Clerical Customer Service Government Law Enforcement Telecommunications

Job Description

The Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee position is an entry level training position in the Communications Unit of the Police Department. 

Salary Range: $77,584.00, after training is
completed, the salary range is: $86,174.40 - 104,748.80 annually, with a 5% on going non-pensionable pay

The key responsibilities for Public Safety Radio Dispatcher Trainee include

Learn to dispatch police personnel and equipment on both routine and emergency calls

Maintains accurate record of location and status of public safety units.

Uses a computer aided dispatch system, video display terminals, radio dispatching consoles, and related equipment

Inquiring, interpreting, verifying, receiving, and disseminating information from law enforcement computer networks relating to wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration, address checks, etc.

Answering the telephone and receiving emergency, non-emergency, and 9-1-1 requests for assistance.(must learn all PSCS 911 call taker duties)


Must be at least 18 years of age

Verification of eligibility to work in the United States

High School diploma or equivalent

Police Background check

3 years customer service experience


10-hour shifts: 4 days on, 3 days off

Paid Training, in house Academy

Paid vacation and sick time accrual

Medical, dental, and vision benefits

Bilingual Pay

Continuous training opportunities