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Public Safety Communications Intern

Are you interested in pursuing a career in Public Safety Communications?  If so, our recruitment for Communications Intern is a great and rare opportunity! The position provides clerical support in a variety of ways to the Business and Operations Divisions at Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1. Communications Interns will have a unique opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes in an emergency communications center, and specifically how SCR9-1-1 provides quality communications services for our surrounding Law, Fire and AMR first responders. Go to Employment Opportunities (Careers menu) for all the details and to download our Employment Application. (Recruitment closes May 16th.)

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)
If you have a minimum of one year of public safety dispatching experience within a law enforcement or consolidated emergency communications center, and want to be part of an awesome team, consider a lateral move to SCR9-1-1. Go to Employment Opportunities (Careers menu) for all the details and to download our Employment Application.

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Call 9-1-1

What happens when you call 9-1-1?  When you dial 9-1-1 in an emergency situation, our trained emergency call-takers ask you specific questions for important reasons. We have some valuable tips to pass on to you---so you can be a good reporting party with helpful eyes and ears for our 9-1-1 dispatch team and first responders. CLICK HERE to learn some key information.

Register your Cellular or VOIP Phone for Reverse 9-1-1  Emergency Notifications

Click on either link above to include your cellular or VOIP phone in the Emergency Notification system used by Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1 personnel. The CodeRED notification system sends important messages to residents and businesses within Santa Cruz & San Benito Counties in the event of emergency situations or critial community alerts. The system has the capability of sending thousands of messages in a very short time based on geographic location of an incident. Examples of notifications include: evacuations, bio-terrorism alerts, missing person reports, and severe weather alerts. (NOTE: If you are having issues enrolling your contact information into CodeRED, try using a different web browser.)

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With PulsePoint, your local emergency dispatch system immediately alerts CPR-trained citizens about a nearby sudden cardiac arrest event through the free PulsePoint Respond mobile app, and directs them to the exact location of the closest public access AED (automated external defibrillator). The free PulsePoint AED mobile app lets citizens register and update AED locations so that emergency responders---nearby citizens trained in CPR or local firefighters, police or medics---can find an AED close to them when a cardiac emergency occurs. Visit www.PulsePoint.org to download the apps and for more info.

More Information About Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1

Last update 4/18/19

Santa Cruz Regional 9-1-1
495 Upper Park Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
(831) 471-1000

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