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Are you an individual who can remain calm in emergency situations...

The job is not for everyone. It is the nature of the job that, at anytime, an emergency call will require your full immediate attention and response. If you can remain calm and even tempered during emergency situations, then you are Public Safety Dispatcher, CHP, material. Candidates must be willing to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays.


ASSORTED ACTIVITIES

  • Monitoring and responding to radio and emergency systems
  • Keeping track of field units, complaints, and incidents
  • Dispatching field units
  • Querying data bases
  • Record keeping
  • Maintaining resource materials
  • Advising the public and other law enforcement agencies
  • Receiving requests for service
  • Receiving, evaluating, and summarizing complaints prior to dispatching the information
  • Communicating with difficult callers

Public Safety Dispatcher Examination Schedule

For information regarding exams:

(916) 843-3820

Call to speak with a recruiter at:

(916) 843-3275 or (888) 422-4756
Or, visit the California Department of Human Resources web site.

 

CHP Public Safety Dispatcher Examination Schedule
Division
(Testing and Job Location)
Bulletin Release Date
(Job Announcement Released)
Final Filing Date
(Application Due Date)
Written Test Date
Inland:
Bishop, Barstow, Inland Communication Center/Fontana
March 12, 2015 April 9, 2015 May 16, 2015
Border:
El Centro, San Diego, Indio, Orange County/Irvine Communication Center
April 16, 2015 May 14, 2015 June 20, 2015
Northern:
Yreka, Ukiah, Susanville, Redding, Humboldt
June 11, 2015 July 9, 2015 August 15, 2015
Coastal:
Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Ventura
July 16, 2015 August 13, 2015 September 19, 2015
Southern:
Los Angeles Communications Center (Los Angeles)
August 13, 2015 September 10, 2015 October 17, 2015
Golden Gate:
Golden Gate Communications Center (Vallejo)
September 17, 2015 October 15, 2015 November 21, 2015
Central:
Bakersfield, Fresno, Merced
November 12, 2015 December 10, 2015 January 16, 2016
Valley:
Sacramento, Truckee, Chico, Stockton
December 17, 2015 January 14, 2016 February 27, 2016
Inland:
Bishop, Barstow, Inland Communication Center/Fontana
January 14, 2016 February 11, 2016 March 19, 2016
Border:
El Centro, San Diego, Indio, Orange County/Irvine Communication Center
March 17, 2016 April 14, 2016 May 21, 2016
Northern:
Yreka, Ukiah, Susanville, Redding, Humboldt
April 14, 2016 May 12, 2016 June 18, 2016
Coastal:
Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Ventura
June 9, 2016 July 7, 2016 August 13, 2016
Southern:
Los Angeles Communications Center (Los Angeles)
July 14, 2016 August 11, 2016 September 17, 2016
Golden Gate :
Gate Communications Center (Vallejo)
August 18, 2016 September 15, 2016 October 22, 2016

 

For questions about the Recruiting Process, speak with a Recruiter by calling (888) 422-4756.