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Supplemental Questionnaire

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Thank you for your interest in the position of Emergency Services Dispatcher I, Exam #23-1882-01.  Applicants for this position are required to submit responses to the following supplemental questions.  Your completed responses to the supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to further verify minimum qualifications.  Failure to answer these questions truthfully may result in disqualification from the examination process.

IMPORTANT:  Any and all relevant work experience should be reflected on your completed application.  A resume is not accepted in lieu of a completed application.


Do you possess the equivalent of six (6) months of experience* in the class of Clerk II or an equivalent or higher level class in the Alameda County classified service?  (Non-classified includes the District Attorney's Office, Hospital Authority, and the Consolidated Courts.)

*Experience must have included public contact.

Yes No

Do you possess the equivalent of six (6) months of general clerical experience that involved public contact and completion of a public safety dispatch training course from an accredited school?

Any training should be reflected on your job application under the "Job-Related Academic, Technical, or Vocational Training" section.

Yes No

Do you possess the equivalent of six (6) months of general dispatching experience (i.e., ambulance, service vehicles, etc.)?

Yes No

Do you possess the equivalent of one (1) year of general clerical experience that involved public contact?

Yes No

Other requirements for all prospective candidates include:

  • Normal hearing in each ear.
  • The ability to type 40 words per minute.
  • A thorough background investigation including a psychological exam.

Do you understand these requirements?

Yes No

Alameda County has an Employee Referral Incentive Program whereby current employees are recognized monetarily for referring successful applicants for employment into "hard-to-fill" positions.

Were you referred to this position by a current Alameda County employee? If yes, please provide the name of employee, their employee ID# and their Agency/Department. (ALL information must be provided at the time of application to be eligible.) If No, please type in "N/A".

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