SIMI VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
2929 TAPO CANYON RD.
SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA 93063
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Updated: September 15, 2022
Job Classification: Police Dispatcher Trainee
The Simi Valley Police Department is seeking to establish an eligibility list for the position of Police Dispatcher Trainee! All candidates must complete the department application, located here, as well as take the ECOMM National exam through National Testing Network to be considered further in the hiring process.
The department requires the candidate Public Safety Self-Assessment (PSSA). You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account. NTN suggests completing the PSSA as soon as possible so there is not a delay in your process.
Click here for the department's recruitment video.
Salary Information: $22.50 per hour; $25.43 - $32.45 when promoted to Police Dispatcher
Benefit Information: Medical is fully paid for most plans (including family coverage) as specified in the current union contract.
Defined Benefit / Pension Plan: Retirement benefits calculated based on employee’s years of service, age at retirement, and final compensation (average salary over a specified period of employment);
Deferred Compensation: 457 available with immediately vested City match and/or contribution;
Basic Life Insurance for employees and their dependents: provided at no cost; option to purchase additional life insurance at our group rate is available;
Annual Leave: Vacation & sick leave combined into one account; Paid Holidays: 11 paid holidays per year;
Annual Leave Cash Out: Employees can cash out accrued annual leave;
Tuition reimbursement: Reimbursement for tuition and textbooks;
Coverage Start: Health, Dental and Vision coverage beginning the 1st of the month following hire date;
Simi Flex Dollars: Generous City contribution which in most cases covers the full cost of family health plan premium;
Health Plan: Choice of multiple PPO and HMO options from Anthem, Blue Shield, Health Net, Unitedhealthcare and Kaiser;
Prescription Drug Plan: Major retail options and mail order program;
Dental Plan: Choice of PPO or HMO from Delta Dental;
Vision Care: Provided by VSP for exams and eye wear;
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Confidential counseling and referral service to help employees and their household members resolve personal problems, provided by MHN;
Optional Insurance from AFLAC: Available plans include accident, cancer, hospital and critical care.
Contact Information:Miriam LopezHuman Resources Technician(805) email@example.com
Department Overview: Challenging work, opportunity to assist the public, job security, and excellent benefits.
Area Information: Simi Valley, Ventura County
Citizenship Required: Legal right to work in the US
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Additional Requirements: This position requires shift work including nights, weekends, and holidays. Dispatchers may also be required to work mandated overtime. Shifts rotate every four months.