BOULDER CITY, CITY OF
401 CALIFORNIA AVE.
BOULDER CITY, NEVADA 89005
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Updated: June 17, 2021
Classification: Public Safety Dispatcher
Opening Date: May 20, 2021Closing Date: June 16, 2021 at 9:00PM
Salary Information: Hourly Rate (after 7/8/21): $ 28.47 - $34.16
The City of Boulder City, Nevada is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list for the position of Dispatcher. All candidates must take the ECOMM National exam through National Testing Network by June 16, 2021.
Extraordinary Benefits: Medical Insurance – Provided through Teamsters Trust and the City pays 100% of the employee’s premium.
Dental Insurance – Provided through Teamsters Trust and the City pays 100% of the employee’s premium.
Vision Insurance - Provided through Teamsters Trust and the City pays 100% of the employee’s premium.
Life Insurance – $25,000 provided through Teamsters Trust and the City pays 100% of the employee’s premium.
Retirement – 29.25% of your salary provided through the Nevada Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS). The City of Boulder City provides an Employer Pay Contribution Plan (EPC). Under this pre-tax plan, the employer pays the PERS contribution on your behalf. Future PERS increases are split between the City and the employee through a salary reduction in lieu of a pay raise.
Holidays – Eleven and a half holidays and an additional floating holiday per calendar year.
Leave Benefits – First year you will have 80 hours annual leave available with increasing accrual rates based on tenure milestones. Sick leave accrues at 10 hours per month and other leaves are available.
Benefit programs subject to change.
Candidate Contact:Office of Personnel Administrationpersonnel@bcnv.org
Department Overview: The objective of the Boulder City Police Department is to improve the quality of life, enhance community spirit through personalized services, citizen involvement, planning for the future, and a commitment to timely action. An unwavering dedication to our Mission Statement and the programs and people that make up the Boulder City Police Department are some of the reasons why Boulder City is one of the safest small communities in the Southwest.
City/County/Area Information: Located 30 minutes from the Las Vegas airport, Boulder City is a delightful and unique desert town located in the southern tip of Nevada. Boulder City enjoys a distinctive heritage, with its roots beginning with the implementation of one of the most significant public works projects of our time -- the Boulder Canyon Project, a monumental federal undertaking resulting in the construction of Hoover Dam.
Today, Boulder City prides itself in its commitment to support solar energy development. It is the home to one of the largest commercial scale photovoltaic solar energy plants in the United States and is working toward making its mark as a leader in solar energy generation in the world. It is the home to two solar energy plants, Sempra Energy’s Boulder City Solar and Acciona’s Nevada Solar One. An additional 6,000 acres are currently under lease for future solar energy development in partnership with world energy development leaders. Our active solar and gas leases cover 4,745 acres and generate 1,165 megawatts of power. Nearly all of the land within the Boulder City limits is owned by the City, and this land is an important asset to the community. The City has a controlled growth ordinance, which limits residential and hotel-motel development and has many restrictions regarding how land can be disposed of or sold. This land asset has also made it possible for the City to develop many large parks, a multi-species conservation preserve and world renowned mountain biking trails. BoulderCity isn’t a sleepy, little town—it is a vibrant, tourist-based community, that hosts many special events and supports many recreational activities. The City is the home to three golf courses—two of which are municipal golf courses. Boulder City Golf Course or “Muni” as it is fondly called is an 18-hole golf course developed in the ‘70’s. Boulder Creek Golf Course is a 27-hole desert golf course developed in the early ‘00’s.
Population: The population of Boulder City is currently estimated to be 16,000. Following a period of extremely rapid growth, in 1979 the City adopted a controlled growth ordinance for the purpose of controlling the rate and distribution of development throughout the community to ensure the adequacy of the City’s facilities and services within acceptable allocation of City revenues. The controlled growth requirements and philosophy are zealously monitored by City residents. Approximately 25% of Boulder City’s population represents senior citizens and retirees from government and corporate pursuits.
Geographically, Boulder City is the largest city in Nevada—over 200 square miles in size, so ithad plenty of opportunity to grow along with the Las Vegas Valley. But, Boulder City has chosen to remain a small town and true to its historic beginnings. Boulder City residents enjoy and are vigilant in protecting a high quality of life and In preserving the excellent family-oriented and small town nature of the community; gaming is prohibited by City charter, resulting in a community atmosphere unlike any municipality in Nevada. Yet, Boulder City is a community that has that home town feel. It is a close knit community that has a strong volunteer base. Boulder City residents are friendly and cordial, involved in their community and vocal in their opinions. They will tell you when they think you’ve done a good job and won’t hesitate to point out mistakes as well.
Boulder City schools are a part of the Clark County School District. Boulder City parents are very involved in their children’s education, and it is this commitment that has assisted Boulder City High School becoming the recipient of the prestigious “5-star rating“ designation, of which only a handful of schools in Clark County have received. The five stars are only given to The highest performing schools in the school district’s ranking system of the School Performance Frame-work for the high schools models of excellence.
High School Grad/GED: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent
Valid NEVADA State Driver's License: Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada or border state driver's license, as defined by NRS 483.
Requirements: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent and two (2) years of office experience.
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants should complete one (1) City of Boulder City online job application at http://www.bcnv.org/Careers, AND one (1) examination through the National Testing Network (NTN)
https://www.nationaltestingnetwork.com/publicsafetyjobs/search.cfm?position=6#viewresults. Applicants must achieve a passing score on all components: Video Simulation: CallTaker (63%), Recording Pertinent Information Test (63%), Video Simulation: Dispatch (62%), and Combined (64%), and 45 Accurate Net WPM.
Gross Words 55 Gross WPM
Minus Errors -10 Errors
Accurate Net WPM 45 Accurate WPM
Achieving a passing score or higher does not guarantee an invitation to the next step in the recruitment process.
Appointment subject to complete background investigation and City-paid pre-employment, post-offer physical examination. The most highly qualified applicants will be contacted (via e-mail) and asked to continue in the process.
The pool of qualified candidates derived from this recruitment may be used to fill more than
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (It is important to note that the duties listed below are “representative only” and are not intended to cover the full range or scope of duties in this class.)
This position dispatches emergency and non-emergency equipment and personnel in response to calls for service including police, fire, medical, animal control and public works by means of a two-way radio, and obtains information requested by police and fire personnel by means of a computer.
Obtains pertinent information such as name, address, phone number, and type of problem. Gives prearrival instructions to the caller. Dispatches the appropriate equipment and personnel in response to calls for service. Relay’s instructions and questions from field units. Maintains contact with Police and fire units at all times during a shift assignment in order to promptly send needed or requested assistance in event of an emergency. Enters information into NCIC and NCJIS systems.
Operates a variety of teletype and computer equipment as necessary to perform criminal justice services. Operates various 9-1-1 systems to include text to 9-1-1. Monitors various camera systems. Accepts and processes money provided for bail.
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