News & Events

Date and Time of Release: 30 August 2016

Subject: Opening for Relief Part-Time Police Dispatch-Records Specialist

The Sonora Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Relief Part- Time Police Dispatch-Records Specialist. This is for both trainee and journey level positions.

The principal function of a Dispatch-Records Specialist is to receive and dispatch calls for emergency and non-emergency services and to perform the full range of clerical and customer service duties involved in the maintenance, processing, plus distribution of police records. The work is performed under the supervision and direction of an assigned supervisor. The nature of the work performed requires an employee in this class to establish, as well as maintain effective working relationships with all others contacted in the course of work.

The principal duties of this class are performed in a law enforcement environment. The City of Sonora’s Dispatch Center is equipped with a computerized dispatch system, with coverage being maintained on a 24-hour per day, 7-day per week basis. Dispatchers are expected to work holidays, week-ends, overtime and sometimes have to hold-over. Employees who work in Part-Time Relief positions have shift assignments which consist of the same duties as Full-Time Employees with a varying number of shifts worked.

The final filing date is Friday, 30 Aug. 2016.

Applications are available on line at the City’s website; or an application may be picked up at either the City of Sonora, 94 N. Washington St.; or at the Police Department 100 S. Green St. Inquires or questions can be directed to the Cities Human Resource Department at (209) 588-8946, or the Police Department at (209) 532-8141.