What's Unique About Fremont PD?
Fremont PD is a progressive department that offers a unique dispatcher work experience. The state-of-the-art dispatch center provides you with latest tools and resources. Fremont PD services the City of Fremont 24/7 and neighboring Union City in the evenings. Fremont has created work schedules and designed the workplace to achieve a work-life balance for employees.
The workplace offers:
Floor to ceiling windows, with a view of Fremont's Central Park
Balcony to easily step outside and take a breath of fresh air
Designated quiet lounge area
Ergonomic workstations for standing or sitting
The schedule offers:
One hour of paid on-duty workout time per shift
11 hour shifts
4 days on followed by 4 days off
A Lot Can Happen In One Shift
Every shift is different which makes this a unique career. You can expect to do various activities and tasks in one day. The work can be fast-paced, calm or stressful, but is always rewarding. Our dispatchers work in teams of 3-6, always working together for a positive outcome. You will have opportunities to work in a variety of collateral assignments, apart from regular dispatching duties.
Research and support for patrol
Track Officer activity
CTO - Training
Do I Have What It Takes?
A Dispatcher's job is not easy. Certain knowledge, skills and abilities are required for a Dispatcher to excel and succeed in their career. Luckily, these skills and abilities can be acquired through many jobs you have most likely held. Below are a list of skills and a typical way to obtain them.
Graduation from an accredited high school, GED or CHSPE
One year of successful full-time responsible work experience where the essential functions of the job involved public contact, computer usage or heavy telephone traffic