Police Communications Operator 104800
Job no: 493534
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Pensacola - Main Campus
Categories: University Police
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|Position Title (Classification Title):||Police Communications Operator 104800, Police Communications Operator|
|Working Title:||Police Communications Operator|
|Job Summary:||This is work providing communications support to University law enforcement officers through the use of a 24-hour dispatch center. Work includes providing non-sworn law enforcement support services and university main switchboard operation. Responsibilities focus on the successful operation of the bank of equipment necessary for an effective agency, including a 911-system, a police radio based station, campus-wide radio based station, Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center teletype terminal, telephone and radio recorder system, a switchboard console, fire, intrusion, hold-up security, panic and blue-light alarm system, facsimile machine, and operation of all types of computer systems in a police department communications center.|
|Minimum Qualifications:||A high school diploma and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Proficiency in typing and State certification or ability to obtain certification within six months on the National Crime Information Center (NCIC)/Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC) computer system are required. Must have 232 hours of 911 dispatcher training and pass state issued certification exam within one year of employment or have previous dispatcher experience prior to April 2012 to substitute experience for training hours and pass state issued certification exam within one year of employment.|
|Position Qualifications:||Must possess a high school diploma and one year of appropriate experience. College course work or vocation/technical training in the area of communications, criminal justice or related field may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Must be proficient in typing (keyboard experience) and possess or be able to obtain a Certification on the NCIC/FCIC Law Enforcement Computer system within 6 months of hire AND the Florida 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Certification within one year of hire. Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation and grammar usage. Must possess ability to relate to the public, alphabetize, file and communicate verbally and in writing. Must possess ability to work in a confidential environment due to the sensitivity of information within the department. Must possess ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to speak clearly and interpret questions and answer those questions properly. Must possess the skills to use a computer and two way radio system. Ability to handle stressful situations.|
|Preferred Qualifications||Experience operating and utilizing the following equipment in order to provide critical information to law enforcement officers, emergency personnel or similar; police radios or similar equipment; pager systems; telephone/radio base stations; telephone/Law Enforcement Computer Aided Dispatch System. Experience coordinating information with surrounding law enforcement agencies. Professional experience working with emergency situations. Experience monitoring alarm systems and notifying personnel upon activation. Experienced with the Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center teletype terminal. Completed FCIC Full Access Basic Certification. Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills. Experience working in a confidential environment. Experience working with and assisting the public. Acquired Florida Public Safety Telecommunicator certification. Key control systems.|
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|Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job:||This position is eligible for veteran's preference. This position requires a criminal background screen. This position requires fingerprinting. This position requires licensure, certification, or other described in the Special Instructions.|
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|Work Hours||7am-7pm; 7pm-7am; split shifts (8am-8pm); with a 4 hour shift to total a 40 hour work week.|
|Closed/Preferred Response Date:||2/28/2020|
|Special Instructions to Applicants:||Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website: https://careers.uwf.edu.
Applicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume (CV) and optional supporting document (e.g. Portfolio, letter of reference, etc.).
An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.
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