Posting Number: S004298
Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
Receives emergency and non-emergency requests from the University community and dispatches calls to University Police Officers using a police radio.
Responds to requests for service, information and other business that comes into the police department by telephone, emergency call box or made in person at the public service window.
Transmits requests for service and related information to the appropriate Police Officer using a police radio.
Inputs information into a computer database; reviews and corrects data as necessary.
Monitors campus fire and burglar alarm systems, acknowledges triggered alarms, and dispatches officers when needed.
Operates radio consoles, portable radios, dictaphone recorder, telecopier and other equipment located in the communications center.
Issues equipment and supplies such as radios, batteries and keys to department personnel and maintains related records.
Performs other job-related duties are assigned.
Requires a high school diploma or GED.
No experience is required.
Requires technical certification or licensing directly related to the job, as specified on a job description addendum.
If you have a telecommunicator license please attach a copy under miscellaneous documents.
Additional Posting Information:
This is a broadband posting. We are identifying applicants for Dispatcher 1 and 2 positions.
In addition, this is a multi-post for position numbers; 01014520, 01011861, 01015549, and 00012986.
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