Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Sat Oct 31 2020 Job Description:
Reports to Supervisor of Patrol and Communications. Under general supervision by the Communications Supervisor. A person in this position is responsible for dispatching police officers on police and emergency calls upon requests and WKU Explorers on service request calls, keeping records on all calls dispatched operating the LINK/NCIC terminal to provide information to police officers and other agencies, meeting and dealing with the public tactfully and courteously and monitoring CCTV security cameras. A person in this position may be assigned to work any shift, including weekends and holidays and overtime assignments.
High school diploma or GED equivalency.
Must successfully complete a standard battery of tests according to Telecommunication Professional Standards Program (TPS) requirements to determine suitability and adaptability.
On the job training and successful completion of training courses state mandated 205 hours Telecommunications Academy. Mandatory in-service training and annual re-certification.
Experience in clerical duties, typing, filing. Must be emotionally mature.
Free of any physical, emotional or mental condition which might adversely affect their employment performance.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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