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University of Rochester Public Safety Dispatcher - 229987 in Rochester, New York

Public Safety Dispatcher Job ID 229987

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 025 Department of Public Safety

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY :

Operates a Public Safety Department Communications Center to provide for the protection of University property, University students, visitors, patients and personnel and their property.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED :

Directs Officers to areas according to needs.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED :

CAD/RMS Dispatching System, Two-way radios, CCTV, Alarm Monitoring, Telephone System.

TYPICAL DUTIES :

  • Continuously monitors alarms and dispatching systems.

  • Dispatches Officers to areas according to needs or in an emergency in accordance with established procedures and/or the orders of the Officer-in-Charge.

  • May relay orders of the Officer-in-Charge in accordance with established rules and procedures.

  • Informs the Officer-in-Charge of all Public Safety activity taking place during the shift.

  • Follows established procedures and/or the orders of the Officer-in-Charge in making outside calls to fire, police, etc.

  • Answers telephone and radio calls. Notifies the Officer-in-Charge of non-routine situations and notifies Officers of routine situations which are then handled in accordance with standard procedures. May announce situations within the hospital in accordance with established wording and procedures.

  • Makes a daily check of communications equipment as to number, operability and condition, and reports to the

    Public Safety Director.

  • Maintains Security logs, journals and files; maintains electronic records.

  • Assists in orientating and training new dispatchers.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    High School Diploma. Requires the ability to read and write, to use arithmetic and to meet and deal effectively and courteously with the public, students, faculty and staff.

    NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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