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Job ID: 148324

Public Safety Telecommunicator - Extended
North Carolina A & T State University

Date Posted Oct. 27, 2020
Title Public Safety Telecommunicator - Extended
University North Carolina A & T State University
Greensboro, NC, United States
Department Operations -Telecommunications
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Public Safety

Minimum Experience/Education
High school diploma or equivalency and demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Requires certification as a Division of Criminal Information Computer Operator or the ability to achieve certification within 45 days of employment.

Some positions may require Basic Telecommunicator Certification in accordance with the provisions of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission or the ability to achieve certification within one year of employment.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
At least three years of experience working in a communication or call center environment; knowledge of methods for operating communications systems.

Knowledge of procedures used for emergency medical treatment.

Knowledge of information required for documenting emergency situations and calls; knowledge of emergency medical, fire, police, and other emergency terminology, and emergency management procedures.

Ability to provide clear instructions and guidance to callers in emergency situations and comprehend, interpret and evaluate relevant information from various types of source materials.

Ability to recognize incorrectly transmitted messages, codes, or error input.

Ability to obtain information from physically or emotionally distressed individuals, and effectively interact with people who are in differing situations.

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.

Knowledge of the geography and street locations of the community served.

Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Required License or Certification
Requires certification as a Division of Criminal Information Computer Operator or the ability to achieve certification within 45 days of employment.

Primary Purpose of Position
To operate the Telecommunications Center efficiently and effectively 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This consists of operating all communications equipment and maintaining contact with all field units and other agencies through direct phone lines. This includes responding to all elevator phone lines and all emergency call-box phone lines that ring directly into the communications center. The Division of Criminal Information Network provides other emergency communications state and nationwide.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
To provide an effective and efficient link between the University Community and the University Police Department’s operations and services 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. The administrative office responsible for Police and Security Services is the Department of Police and Public Safety, reporting to the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Business and Finance. The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance maintains overall responsibility for this service.

The University Police Department maintains the responsibility of providing a safe and secure community for the students, faculty, staff and visitors. University Police Officers are sworn full-time police officers who are state certified by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Council and must receive Basic Law Enforcement Training before being sworn as Police Officers. NC A&T State University Police Officers have complete police authority to enforce local, state and federal laws on all property owned or leased by the University and on streets that run through, are adjacent to, or border the campus.

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