Police Telecommunicator
Morehead State University - United States

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Job Summary
The Police Telecommunicator receives and reacts to, in an unassisted manner, verbal requests for assistance via telephone and radio, and dispatches officers or refers to other emergency services. Must possess the ability to simultaneously coordinates and effectively utilize, without assistive devices, communication activities via telephone, radio, scanner and various terminal devices. Must possess unimpeded articulate speech abilities to assure clear and accurate transmission of essential information affecting potential life safety issues. Directs routine and life safety responses received through the University 911 system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Receives, reacts to, and logs in an unassisted manner, verbal requests for assistance via telephone and radio from Police Officers, security staff and members of the University community and/or the general public.

Initiates, without assistance, expedient and appropriate dispatch of officers or referral to other emergency services via radio or telephone.

Coordinates emergency services response effectively utilizing, without assistive devices, communication activities via telephone, radio, scanner and various terminal devices to include University community and Public Safety communications computer log.

Communicates verbally in an unimpeded, articulate manner, face to face or via telephone or radio, accurate and essential information affecting potential life safety issues.

Enters Incident data from the Daily Communications Log onto the Aims Police Reports Inquiry Log.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Organizational Relationships
The Telecommunicator is supervised by the police supervisor on a shift-by-shift basis. Policy procedures an in-direct supervision for dispatch operations are established by the Coordinator of Investigation and Special Programs and/or the Director of Public Safety in conjunction with Terminal Agency Coordinator. The Telecommunicator must communicate with all levels of the University community and the general public.

Minimum Requirements
High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. Must have achieved or be able tocomplete within 6 months of employment to 4 weeks (160 hours) of Police Telecommunicator Basic training and maintain certification as a Police Telecommunicator in the State of Kentucky as well as certification as a LINK Terminal Operator.

Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional experience in radio communications and computer use.

Physical Requirements

Working Conditions
Telecommunications office environment and part of a 24-hour day service unit and requires availability for any three (3) shifts and for varying days off. Additional stress is involved due to the need for prompt, accurate response to officers and persons requesting emergency assistance.

Special Information/Instructions to Applicants
Your application will be active until December 31, 2013. Morehead State University is an EO/AA educator and employer with a strong commitment to community engagement.

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