POLICE DISPATCHER (Lateral/Experienced)
Key ResponsibilitiesThis position will perform the key responsibilities listed below and/or may perform similar related duties not listed here.
- Monitors radio receiver for all communications concerning police department and mutual aid radio channels.
- Maintains two-way radio communications with emergency cars and other emergency units on assignments.
- Maintains contact with all field personnel.
- Receives emergency and other-type messages, secures and records/logs all information regarding type of emergency or incident, exact location, and other pertinent information.
- Dispatches personnel and equipment according to standard operating procedures.
- Keeps supervisor informed of general activities and emergency calls or situations.
- Maintains accurate records of requests for service and other departmental activities.
- May instruct other personnel in the techniques and use of the department's communication equipment.
Minimum QualificationsEducation:At least one (1) year experience in a law enforcement agency or Fire Department as an emergency call taker AND radio operator.
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent.
Training and Experience:
Knowledge and Skills in: Correct English usage; general office practices and procedures; customer service techniques.
Ability to: Learn the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, which governs the operation of radio transmitters or receivers; quickly recall from memory short-term information received; work under stress; exercise self-control and good judgment in emergency situations; study and maintain a knowledge of departmental policies and procedures, streets, and City geography; maintain clear and accurate records; follow written and oral instructions; speak clearly and distinctly; type at a speed of at least 40 net words per minute; work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed; and establish and maintain effective working relations with all levels of staff and the general public in routine as well as stressful situations.
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