Professional Staff

Fairfield PD focuses on community safety, continuing education, training and opportunities for advancement. Just like our team members, every law enforcement position has a unique and impactful purpose. No matter your skill set, Fairfield has a place for you. Work alongside Fairfield Police Officers in civilian police jobs, supporting them in protecting the community we care about.

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Dispatch, Community Service Officers, Records, CSI and Administration. Working in tandem with sworn roles we make this community stronger.

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Dispatcher I & II

Full-Time - $72,862 - $97,760 Annually

Examples of Duties

  • Answer non-emergency and emergency telephone calls; evaluate requests for validity, priority and type of response required; determine the location and nature of non- emergency and emergency calls for service.
  • Operate a computer aided dispatch system, records system, mobile data system, and make inquiries and entries into the external law enforcement computer system.
  • Dispatch Fire and ambulance emergency services when appropriate; provide emergency medical pre-arrival instruction over the telephone.
  • Operate a multi-channel radio console that supports Police, Fire and other emergency services; provide information and coordinate response for fire, medical and public works equipment. 
  • Correctly determine departmental resources for varying emergency situations.
  • Maintain and prepare accurate records and logs of messages received and dispatched.

This position is represented by Fairfield Employees’ Association (FEA) and receives an excellent benefits package, including:

  • 5.0% COLA effective July 2024
  • Generous contributions to medical, dental and vision plans
    • 3 medical carriers to choose from: Kaiser, Sutter Health or Western Health
  • Participation in CalPERS Retirement System
  • 50 hours of personal leave (cashable) annually, plus vacation and sick leave
  • Employer paid life insurance and contributions to deferred compensation and retirement health savings plans
  • Bilingual Pay for qualifying languages ($100/month)
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $6,000 annually
  • Employer paid Employee Assistance Program and robust wellness and peer support program, including comfort canine Maddox!

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