Communications Dispatcher II
Bridgewater State College - Bridgewater, MA

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(Full-time, 12-month position, AFSCME position)

Tour of Duty: 12:00am - 8:00am
Sunday - Wednesday & Saturday
Days Off: Thursday & Friday Days Off

Transmit messages from a radio communications base station; monitors various radio frequencies to receive, evaluate, and forward information; operate radio transmitting/receiving equipment comprising a system of fixed stations and mobile units; maintain records and logs; search files to obtain information in response to inquiries; coordinate all radio communications including emergency systems; relay messages and instructions to mobile or fixed stations concerned; operate public address systems and paging devices; check operating condition of equipment and report malfunctions to proper authority; maintain inventory of available snow/ice removal resources by recording assignments of workers and equipment and quantities of materials used; oversee and monitor communications activities in order to ensure compliance with governing laws, rules and regulations.

  • Initial assignment only. Subject to change according to institutional needs.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate employment eligibility in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

This is an AFSCME unit position and is subject to the terms of that union agreement.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Ability to use proper English grammar, punctuations and spelling; ability to read, write and comprehend the English language; ability to speak clearly and distinctly; ability to communicate effectively in oral expression; ability to give oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner; ability to work accurately with names, numbers, codes and/or symbols; knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations governing radio communications equipment and knowledge of proper telephone procedures for making and receiving agency calls. Applicants must have at least one year of full-time or equivalent part-time experience in the operation of radio receiving/transmitting equipment.
State Job Specifications are available in the Human Resources Office or on the Human Resources website

Preferred Qualifications

Special Instructions to Applicants
Items other than resume or letter of interest that applicants must submit

This position is subject to a background check.

Eligible Applicants

All (Internal and External candidates)


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Pay Rate (Applicant View)

$1,260.96 (Grade 12, Step 1)

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