Accomplishes departmental public safety dispatching objectives through dispatch efforts (i.e., answering telephones, meeting and talking to the public, interacting with other public safety personnel and/or departments, documenting events and actions on computer system; operates communications/control center computer systems; receives and transmits radio communications, dispatching personnel and equipment; receives and records telephone calls; receives and evaluates incoming requests for emergency services and transmits 2-way communications to dispatch emergency services, personnel, vehicles and equipment; seeks out and/or receives information from the public or account holders, maintains records and updates rosters, directories and files; enters and retrieves data; maintains communications/control center manuals; maintains work area.
High school diploma or equivalent certificate; one (1) month experience or 100 hours training in public relations; may require successful completion of background investigation.
Experience and/or training in public relations; skill in typing, word processing, and operation of computer terminals; experience communicating effectively with department, university and non-university personnel; hours and days vary; subject to 24-hr. call.
Target Salary: $18.91 - $22.29 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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