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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 AnnouncementDispatcher 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.
    • Due to COVID-19 Restrictions; on-line typing certificates will be accepted and verified during testing.

Free Certified Typing Test

Visit  to find the 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.

Please refer to our Recruitment Process on our website::


Applicants meeting minimum requirements will be invited for an initial test, application packages must be received by 5:00 P.M. February 4, 2021, to be considered for initial testing.

We are currently recruiting to fill 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of Yolo Emergency Communications Agency to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, physical disability (Including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over), marital status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or ordinance.  The agency will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants.  Reasonable testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants with disabilities or who are unable to attend a scheduled test due to religious reasons in accordance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please call Human Resources Office at (530) 666-8919 at least five (5) business days prior to the scheduled test date to request accommodation. Documentation from a medical doctor, rehabilitation counselor, or other qualified professional will be required.

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