Communications Operator - Exam and Selection Process

Applications for the Communications Operators Exam are now being accepted!

The process for entering into this classification involves the following steps:

1. Submit an Application - Standard State Application - Form 678
    (Please check the minimum qualifications to apply)
2. Written Exam
3. Background Investigation
4. Medical Evaluations

Individuals who are successful in the examination/selection process and hired as Communications Operators will then be required to complete the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatcher’s Basic Course within 12 months of hire or assignment to dispatcher duties.

Need help completing the application? Email for assistance.