This position title is Police Dispatcher . The police dispatcher is the first contact point with the public and is responsible for receiving requests for police, fire, and/or emergency medical service, ascertaining the nature and location of service required, and taking action necessary to ensure that service is provided. Duties include operating and answering emergency and non-emergency telephone equipment: operating radio communications equipment to dispatching field emergency units in response to requests for service; monitoring the status of field emergency units; and receiving, investigating and responding to requests from field units, including computer retrieval and monitoring of alarm panels and surveillance cameras. Dispatchers will also have direct interaction with faculty, staff, students, vendors and guests of the University. Additional duties and responsibilities will be discussed further during the interview process.
A High School Diploma or GED is required for this position.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department: Johnstown Campus Police
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Varies per departmental need
Requested Pay Rate: 12.00
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19007434
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.