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Communications Center Administrator - Santa Monica, CA

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Job Type Full-Time
Job Status Accepting Applications
Date Posted Feb 3, 2014
Location Santa Monica, CA

Closes February 28, 2014

Company Information

City of Santa Monica

Job Description

Communications Center Administrator

The City of Santa Monica is seeking an experienced and results focused Communications Center Administrator to provide strong technical leadership to the newly formed combined public safety communications center.  The center consists of 33 staff, including five direct reports.  The individual in this position will play an integral part in providing key leadership in creating an operationally effective, team-oriented and serviced focused communications center. 

The ideal candidate will understand the nuances of managing all communication and automation functions of a combined communications center.  This newly created position is critical to the daily operation of the Emergency Management Division, providing excellent customer service to the public at large.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Computer Applications, Business or Public Administration or a closely related field.  Four years of recent, increasingly responsible public safety communications experience in a combined fire/police emergency communications environment with specific emphasis in the areas of Computer Aided Dispatch, Records Management Systems, Management Information Systems and Emergency Dispatch Function.  Must include two years in a supervisory capacity. 

Possession of a valid class C driver license.  Must obtain and thereafter maintain a POST basic Public Safety Dispatcher certification within twelve months from date of hire.  Possession of a valid Emergency Medical/Dispatch certificate within six months from date of hire.

Salary:  $104,100 - $128,520/year, plus an excellent benefits package. 

APPLY BY: 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2014. 


How to Apply

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Contact Info

For further information contact the:
City of Santa Monica
Human Resources Department
1685 Main St., P.O. Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90407
(310) 458-8697

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