The Police Communications Officer in Training, under supervision, receives on-the-job training from Police Communication Officers; handles routine and emergency radio, telephone, and 911 calls for service following special or written instructions for transmitting and routing calls.
Candidates in the available applicant pool will be contacted by the University Police Department as Police Communications Officer in Training applicants submissions are active for one year from the date of the Job Requisition being posted.
Receives sixteen weeks of on-the-job training from Police Communication Officers to gain familiarity and experience.
Receives incoming emergency/non-emergency telephone calls from the public and disseminates information via radio for all law enforcement, medical, and emergency personnel.
Monitors all telecommunications equipment including State and National computers.
Operates data terminals for the National Crime Information Center/Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems and personal computers for the University Police Department (UPD) computer network.
Monitors and respond to the activation of a comprehensive closed circuit television and computer alarm security system, including 911 and medical emergency notification, and coordinates with all appropriate agencies and personnel.
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED
Two years of full-time work experience. High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) certification may substitute for the 2 years of full-time employment or military experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to work under stress.
Ability to comprehend technical aspects of communications equipment.
Work rotating shifts, evenings, and holidays.
Applicant must successfully pass keyboarding test, communications performance evaluation, and complete background investigation.
Job Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements
Internal Number: R-035931
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