The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Police Communications Operator - Communications Operator

Hiring department Univ Police Dept
Monthly salary $2,340+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Shift
Posting number 13-01-04-01-6345
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 2
General Notes

Irregular shifts, weekends, holidays and mandatory overtime. To complete the application process all applicants must take the Spelling and Typing test at UT Human Resources, complete the Personal History Packet, provide required documents and meet with Sgt. Davis. Due by January 25, 2013 at noon. Refer to the UT Police website for further instructions. www.utexas.edu/police/jobs

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Personal history,testing DUE 1-24-2013 by noon Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

The primary function of a Police Communication Operator is to coordinate, direct, and record police activities ensuring prompt response to requests for police services in emergency and routine situations.

Essential Functions

Accurately track the status and location of emergency personnel using complex computer software. Monitor and acknowledge various alarms including, security access systems, fire alarm systems, closed circuit televisions, teletype, and TDD systems. Receives calls for police service including those originating from emergency telephones and 911 systems. Must obtain information quickly and accurately. Receive and transmit radio messages and other information to police personnel.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Should have the capabilities to properly carry out the responsibilities and duties of a communication operator for The University of Texas Police Department. Must successfully pass a thorough background investigation. Must be able to provide credible testimony in a court of law. Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Skills scores
  • Spelling (score on file)
  • Typing (score on file)
Preferred Qualifications

Previous telecommunication operator experience. Bilingual.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Able to work extended hours (during special events, etc.) other than normal working hours. Irregular shifts, weekends and holidays. Physical effort required. Able to stand or walk for up to 16 hrs. Lift up to 50lbs.

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