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Emerson College Police Department has a total of four dispatcher positions to cover the 24/7 operational needs of the department. These positions fall roughly in the 11pm-7am, 7am-3pm & 3pm-11pm work shifts. The positions are all full-time (40hrs/week).
Please include in your cover letter what type of dispatcher position would work best for your best work/life balance and which work shifts would be manageable.
This position is essential, and therefore, while other staff members may not be required to come into work, this position would be required.
The dispatcher serves as the first point of contact for campus police officers, students, members of the College community and other outside Public Safety agencies.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Receive phone calls as well as walk-in reports for emergency and public safety-related matters, general college information, facilities management issues and housing questions; refer said calls to appropriate departments
Maintain radio communication with officers, dispatch officers to emergency and service calls, monitor BAPERN radio system, and transmit emergency messages to the community through ENS system when required.
Monitor campus-wide camera, access and alarm systems via various means.
Document all activity in department log
Document reported lost ID's, and issue temporary ID's, as necessary, to community members authorized access.
Access CJIS/LEAPS terminal for the officers in the field
Able to pass an FBI Fingerprint supported Background Check
Ability to sit for several hours at a time.
Willingness to work extended, non-scheduled, hours.
Please be sure to include a cover letter to best explain which shift would be best suited for your work/life balance possibilities.
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