Responds to incoming calls to the Police Department, routing and logging calls as appropriate, gathering and managing incident-related data and arranging for dispatch of officers to scene of complaint.
-Position duties include providing emergency and general service to the public, receiving and dispatching calls and performing a variety of technical and clerical tasks in support of department - Understands how tasks/activities relate to others on the team and how the team integrates with other related, similar teams - Organizes and completes structured assignments (e.g., emergency and non-emergency complaints) according to priorities - Gathers and relays information according to standard processes and procedures - Maintains lists and logs, preparing records and reports as requested - Provides solutions to problems in situations that may be atypical or infrequently occurring - Evaluates and selects solutions from established options/procedures - Impacts own team through the quality of the services or information provided - Communicates through the regular exchange of information, ranging from routine to complex; ensures objectivity and sensitivity in communications are applied
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.
40 hours/shifts vary
Pay commensurate with education and experience. Hiring Range: $15: 00 - $18.00 hourly Grade: GGS-006 University Title: Safety Communications Operator
High school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired is necessary
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