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Posted on April 22, 2019 at 12:55 pm by Clay Curtin
The City offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits package, including progressive paid vacation, medical/dental/vision coverage, transit and commuter benefits, CalPERS retirement and flexible/alternative work schedules.
Check out our new recruitments
We've all been in a vehicle when a police car goes speeding by with lights flashing and sirens blaring. If you're like most of us, you've probably wondered where they were going. But have you ever wondered who sent them zipping down that street in the first place? How did they know they were needed? A communications dispatcher directed them. Dispatchers take calls for service then send law enforcement to the scene. They are often the first point of contact for people needing help and dispatchers have to remain calm no matter the situation. They have to make sense of what the caller is dealing with so they can dispatch the correct emergency services. Dispatchers must be able to multitask and deal effectively with different personality types. They must remain in control of their own emotions so they can help victims remain calm.
Is a career as a communications dispatcher right for you?
Anyone looking to become a dispatcher should have a strong desire to help others, a strong ability to multitask, and a thick skin to be able to remain calm and deal with people who are in their greatest moments of need and distress. A dispatcher is dedicated and has a strong desire to provide excellent customer service and enhance our community safety.
Management Analyst I
We’re seeking a dynamic management analyst to join the City’s utility team. The management analyst will manage the contract for water billing, meter reading and maintenance service orders, prepare reports and compile data to meet compliance regulations, and implement water conservation programs. The management analyst will provide exceptional customer service, be a team player and effective communicator, have strong business analysis skills, interpret and summarize complex data and juggle multiple projects. Other responsibilities may include tracking water billing and maintenance information, and assisting with other Public Works programs. If you are a highly motivated team player who enjoys working with a variety of staff and the public, please apply!
Also currently accepting applications for
Public Works Supervisor - Parks
Senior Office Assistant
Senior Program Assistant
For more information and additional opportunities, please check our jobs page at menlopark.org/jobs. You can also sign up for job notifications at
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