This position is responsible for the coordination and instruction of mandated Basic Telecommunicator and in-service classes at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and other locations statewide to ensure knowledge in principals, theories and techniques in the public safety communications field.
This person must have knowledge of IOWA, NCIC, NIMS and all other electronic systems used in the public safety communications field to include standards and rules of use. Must have knowledge of statewide 911 systems and how they are integrated as inter-operability efforts at the national and state level.
Candidate must be capable of passing a thorough background check, have a valid Iowa driver's license and the ability to travel statewide, often out for several days at a time.
Candidates must have experience in the following areas:
Working with or for a criminal justice or law
Working as a telecommunicator for one of the above
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Additional areas preferred:
Supervision in the telecommunicator field
Successful completion of an Instructor Development
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in police administration, police science, criminal justice, criminology, nursing, or the social or behavioral sciences, or a closely related field, and five years of full-time experience as a certified peace officer in a law enforcement agency or program, civilian jailer, jail trainer, jail administrator, or correctional officer in a jail, holding facility, prison or correctional institution, dispatcher, dispatch trainer, dispatch supervisor/administrator, nurse (RN or LPN), EMS paramedic or other closely related emergency medical services provider.
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