Public Safety Dispatcher, Police -- Job Number 2018-0095
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
January 27, 2018
The Communications Center at UCI Police Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is responsible for coordinating public safety resources in order to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of the University and Medical Center faculty, staff and students. Under the general supervision of the Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor, the Public Safety Dispatcher (PSD) staffs the Communications Center, serving as the primary link between the Campus and Medical Center communities and officers in the field.PSDs receive and relay calls for assistance via telephone, radio and computer terminals for police and hospital security and general assistance incidents. They monitor numerous radio talk groups within the University radio system, as well as neighboring law enforcement and fire agencies via interoperable County and State radio frequencies. UHF and VHF radio bands used by PSDs offer communication capabilities for greater distances and are used as an interoperability system between Local, State, Federal and Military agencies during local or large-scale incidents or disasters.The Communications Center is the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for all 9-1-1 calls originating from campus and medical center phones, and from cell phones on campus, depending on the caller's location on campus. PSDs also answer all calls from emergency blue light call boxes and elevators on campus, and emergency blue light call boxes at the medical center.PSDs receive and enter data into the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS), as well as local and national law enforcement data bases.The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.Salary: Hourly $24.43 - $27.59Total Hours: Varies2 Career Positions.1 opening for a full-time (100%) Career position.1 opening for a part-time (50%) Career position.Willingness and ability to work scheduled and emergency (last- minute) overtime.Final candidate subject to background check.As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.Click here to see the Police website.View Job Description for the position requirements.
Internal Number: 2018-0095
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