Police Telecommunicator- University Police
Categories: Campus Services
Department: Univ Police Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Experience and Education
An Associate's degree or thirty credit hours in Criminal Justice or related field and completion of FEMA ICS 100, 200, 300, 400 and 700 series courses and one year experience in a public safety or emergency communications field preferred.
2. Dispatches field personnel according to need and priority of the request for service.
3. Transmits and receives radio calls from field units via two-way radio. The ability to speak concisely and distinctly.
4. Coordinate and maintain effective communications between field units and neighboring law enforcement agencies.
5. Uses a computer aided dispatch system to enter, research, and retrieve information.
6. Monitor closed circuit television, security, fire and radiological related alarm systems.
7. React calmly, quickly and decisively in emergency situations to obtain, summarize and relay information both orally and in written form.
8. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions.
9. Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks, working under stressful conditions. Activations of emergency procedures for evacuations or similar emergencies.
10. Operation of specialized communication networking computer terminal to access confidential and restricted law enforcement information.
11. Compile information from different sources to develop a daily briefing or a log which provides information to assist in the daily operations of the agency.
12. Monitors multiple radiation sources.
13. Monitors and operates complex access control system.
14. Defacto emergency management coordinator during after hours critical incidents.
Must meet standard Job Code requirements. Shift work, non-traditional days off and mandatory overtime.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.