Job Posting: COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR

Department of Parks & Recreation

JC-198162
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COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR
COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR

$4,724.00 - $6,504.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

LAW ENFORCEMENT AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DIVISION / TELECOMMUNICATIONS SECTOR / SURCOM

 

The reporting location for this position is Southern Communication Center (SURCOM), located in Perris, CA.  The position will work under the general direction of the SURCOM State Park Superintendent II.


SURCOM is a 24-hour public safety dispatch and communications center with a service area covering Southern California.  The incumbent will supervise dispatch State Park Peace Officers (Rangers and Lifeguards), National Park Service Rangers, Department of Fish and Game Wardens, and other emergency services personnel in the SURCOM service area to emergency and non-emergency events.


Typical duties include: providing for and conducting training for communications personnel in the operation of radio console system, VESTA telephone system, CLETS and computer aided dispatch (CAD).  Other duties will include dispatching Department of Fish and Wildlife CalTIP calls, and receiving and processing Office of Emergency Service Hazmat report ; working with and assisting employees in learning radio transmission codes, local geography, departmental rules and regulations, and allied material; preparing employees' work schedules; reviewing and evaluating employees' work performance; participating in the selection of new communications personnel; and performing routine staff work and the most difficult dispatch duties.

 

State housing is not available.  For further information regarding this position, please contact Carmen Zone at Carmen.Zone@parks.ca.gov or (951) 443-2956.

 

Special Requirements

 

Existing law requires that a thorough background investigation shall be conducted to verify the absence of past behavior indicative of unsuitability to perform public safety dispatcher duties. The background investigation shall include a check of Department of Motor Vehicles' records, and a search of local, State, and national criminal history files to disclose any criminal record. Persons unsuccessful in the investigation cannot be appointed to the Communications Operator series.

Existing law requires that a medical examination shall be conducted to verify the absence of any medical condition which would preclude the safe and efficient performance of dispatcher duties. Persons unsuccessful in the medical exam cannot be appointed to the Communications Operator series.

Penal Code Section 13510(c) requires that State agencies participating in the P.O.S.T. program shall evaluate oral communication skills to ensure skill levels commensurate with the satisfactory performance of dispatch duties.

Penal Code Section 13510(c) requires that State agencies participating in the P.O.S.T. program shall require that the P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher's Basic Course be the minimum basic training for all public safety dispatchers in the program. The course shall be completed within 12 months of hire or assignment to dispatcher duties. Failure to successfully complete the course shall be cause for termination based on failure to meet the required conditions of employment.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-198162
Position #(s):
549-809-1671-002
Working Title:
COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR
Classification:
COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR
$4,724.00 - $6,504.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Riverside County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.

Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Drug Screening be passed prior to being hired.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Department of Parks & Recreation
Attn: Certification Unit/ Carmen Zone
P.O. Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Certification Unit/ Carmen Zone
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov
Hiring Unit Contact:
Carmen Zone
(951) 443-2956
Carmen.Zone@parks.ca.gov

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Sharon Comas - Human Rights Office
(916) 653-8148
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Instructions

If submitting your completed Application Package (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678) along with all applicable or required documents) by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # (549-809-1671-002) and the Job Control # (JC – 198162) in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678. You must list your most current employment history first in the “Employment History” section on the STD. 678 providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year. Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail
Drop-off