IT Recruitment Process

Recruitment Process

Step 1: Application Review

The most qualified applicants meeting all requirements will be invited to take a written exam.

Step 2: Written Exam

Applicants will attend a scheduled written exam. The exam will take approximately two hours to complete, and is designed to test the applicant’s technical knowledge and skills. Top scoring candidates will be invited to take a panel interview.

Step 3: Panel Interview

Initial interview with a panel of technology subject-matter experts

Step 4: Executive Director Interview

Interview with Yolo Emergency Communications Agency Executive Director

Step 5: Background Investigation

Based on POST Section C, Regulations 1956 – 1960: Personnel Selection and Standards

Step 6: Conditional Offer of Employment

Upon successfully completing all previous steps, an applicant may be provided a conditional offer of employment, subject to the successful completion of a Physical Exam and Drug Screening.

Step 7: Physical Exam & Drug Screening

Step 8: Job Offer


“Yolo Emergency Communications Agency, a multi-agency public partnership, with highly-trained professional staff working cooperatively with police, fire and other emergency service personnel, will effectively use technology to provide the highest quality emergency communication and dispatch services to the public it serves.”