Springfield College is currently seeking a Dispatcher for the Dept. of Public Safety. This position is responsible for monitoring a variety of alarm equipment, video systems, must be able to operate a Computer Aided Dispatch system (CAD), must be comfortable using a radio system for receiving and transmitting messages regarding routine and emergency police services; exercise initiative and independent judgment in assessing alarm and other emergency or routine situations and notify appropriate personnel or other agencies; dispatch and monitor vehicular and portable units; must be able to multi-task, and to work under stressful conditions, this position requires a person that is comfortable using different computer software programs. This position is for 2nd shift and weekends.
This position requires knowledge equivalent to that gained through completion of a high school diploma and a minimum of three years directly related experience; or the equivalent in combined education and experience. Must be able to read and speak English. Incumbents must be able to pass a CORI check.
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