The San José Police Department (SJPD) is recruiting for a Police Communications Manager in their 9-1-1 Communications Center, which is responsible for managing the answering and dispatching of emergency 9-1-1 calls. The Communications Division is within the Bureau of Administration (BOA), one of four bureaus within the Police Department. The Police Communications Manager is an essential executive position within the Police Department reporting directly to the Deputy Chief of the BOA. The San José Police Department Police Communications Manager is responsible for operating and managing the largest Communications Center in Santa Clara County. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor`s degree in Business, Public Administration, or a closely related field - training and experience will not be substituted for this requirement; possess at least (6) years of progressively responsible experience in Public Safety Communications, including three (3) years of supervisory experience; and submit to a personal background investigation as required by the Police Department. The San José Police Department is a California POST certified agency. The selected candidate must possess or obtain a California POST Basic Dispatcher certificate and California POST Management Certificate within 2 years of employment. Possession of a valid driver’s license is also required. The annual salary range for the Police Communications Manager is $126,600 – $177,386, placement within the range is dependent upon qualifications.
Filing Deadline: First Review of Applications is June 12, 2020. If needed, additional applications will be considered on a case by case basis.