Police Communications Supervisor
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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pay range is from $22.026/hour or $45,990/annually to $36.343/hour or
$75,884/annually, plus excellent benefits. A one-year probationary period
is required. The Police Communications Supervisor is in pay schedule and
range 81-03.

of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department, Ben Schicker ,
bschicker@wisc.edu or (608) 890-0979, or Police Lieutenant Tamara Kowalski,
tjkowals@wisc.edu or (608) 262-4889, 1429 Monroe Street, Madison, WI 53711.




of Competition:


to Apply:

Deadline for submission of application materials is February 15, 2013.

primary function of this position is to direct and supervise the 24-hour
operation of the UW-Madison Police Department Communications Center. This position is responsible for
developing and implementing written directives, scheduling, training,
equipment control, evaluating personnel, maintaining Communications Center
resources, discipline, assigning work and providing leadership towards
fulfillment of the Department's Mission and Vision. Must be able to perform all core tasks
required of subordinates and periodically undertake dispatching or access
control monitoring duties on all three shifts. The person must possess TIME System
Certification and have been trained in the use of CAD, Andover, Manitou, Metasys , video and TDD operations. As a function of equipment control, this
individual is responsible not only for the maintenance of all
communication-related equipment but also for the planning of future needs
and making recommendations on equipment purchases to Captains and
Chiefs. As a supervisor this person
will be expected to coordinate with other work units, supervisors and
managers to effectively meet the needs of both internal and external
customers. This person will have
above-average inter-personal skills, the ability to team build, facilitate
consensus and communicate effectively.
All work will be performed independently and will be subject to
review by a Police Communications Supervisor- Manager .


Organization and direction of personnel and work of the UW
Madison Police Department Communications Center; direct, corrdinate and review communications and activities on
a daily basis; act as first-line supervisor for Police Communications
Operators; upgrade software, systems, forms, and requests when necessary;
performance of supervisory and administrative functions; make written
evaluations of employees on an yearly basis; provide required daily
coverage and make overtime assignments; act as liaison between
Communications Center personnel and other work units; periodically perform
any needed dispatching function on all three shifts; develop and administer
training programs and other functins relevant to
employee development; supervise and assist Communications Training Officers
in training and evaluation of probation; participation in program-related
work activities; assume leadership role in working to achieve
Mission/Vision of the Department; provide expertise regarding emergency
phone and alarm installations on and off campus; receive and act upon
emergency and non-emergency request from governmental units, local agencies
or the public via phone or in person; and posess
and maintain TIME system certificationand other
certifications necessary.


UW-Madison Campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security
Report, see http://www.safeu.wisc.edu/ , or call the Office of Human
Resources at 608-265-2257 for a paper copy.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Extensive knowledge of
FCC Rules and Regulations, TIME and Records System procedures,
NCIC/DIB policies, two-way radio dispatch equipment, CAD, computers,
telephone and alarm systems, Wisconsin Open Records law as it relates to
our police work, registration, driver's license, and other DOT data and
procedures; Skills in keyboard operation, listening and interviewing
techniques, controlling emotions and the ability to work under stress,
answering telephone and utilizing available features of Positron and
Centrex, training personnel; Ability to maintain high integrity, have high
ethical standards, work well in a team or individually, function
effectively with Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.


to Apply:
online! at : https://wisc.jobs/public/index.asp
If you have not already done so, you will need to create an account. After
you are logged in and are viewing the announcement, click “Apply Now.”
You will be asked to provide your personal information, attach a resume,
and then complete the application materials (by clicking “View Exam
Options” and then “Take Exam”). Follow the instructions to
provide complete answers to the exam questions which will be presented
online. Your responses are considered an examination and will be used to
determine your eligibility for this vacancy. Incomplete or late
applications will not be considered. Completed application materials must
be submitted by February
15, 2013 . Materials will be reviewed and the most qualified
applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection

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