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911/Public Safety Dispatcher

Yolo Emergency Communications Agency is currently recruiting for 911/Public Safety Dispatchers, to work in consolidated 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, located in Woodland, CA.

Public Safety Dispatcher AnnouncementDispatch Assistant DescriptionDispatch I/II Position DescriptionEmployment Application

Application package must include:

  • Completed Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Typing Certificate
    • Minimum of 35 words per minute
    • Test must be a minimum of three minutes
    • Include gross words per minute, number of errors, date of test (must be within one year) and signature of person administering the test.
    • Certificate must be original and on agency letterhead


Free Certified Typing Test

Visit  to find nearest location to you where you may obtain a “free” certified typing test. 

To obtain a “free” certified typing test in Yolo County you may visit: 

Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency
25 North Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: (530) 661-2641
Office Type: Comprehensive
A job center that provides job search, skills assessment, access to training programs, employment services, placement assistance, and other activities to assist job seekers and employers.



Applicants meeting minimum requirements will be invited for an initial test, application packages must be received by 5:00 P.M. February 28, 2020 to be considered for initial testing.

We are currently recruiting to fill Dispatch Assistant and Dispatcher I/II classifications. Candidates who successfully pass the pre-employment testing and interview process will be placed into Dispatcher or Dispatch Assistant classifications based on their testing scores and ranking.

The highest scoring successful candidates will be placed in the available vacant Dispatcher series positions. Subsequent successful candidates will be placed in the available vacant Dispatcher Assistant series positions. The Dispatcher Assistant classification is the entry step into the Dispatcher series and if meeting performance standards may be given preferential promotion opportunities when Dispatcher classification vacancies occur.

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