The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Job Posting

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Police Communications Operator - Police Communications Operator

Hiring department Police
Monthly salary $2,091+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 13-04-29-01-6345
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Main Campus, Odessa
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be able to work on any assigned shift, with varying days off.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 2 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To communicate effectively,to coordinate and direct a number of simultaneous activities without confusion; to provide rapid response to law enforcement or other emergency needs and to protect his/her fellow officers. Assists the public by giving any directions,information and other aide as needed.

Essential Functions

Responsible for directing the activities of field personnel and providing the patrol units with information upon which they may act. Must be ready, willing and able at all times to take command of a particular situation if no other authority is available. Must be able to function under stressful circumstances. Must be able to speak clearly and distinctly at all time. Must be able to read and write effectively. Have the ability to think and act promptly in emergencies, to analyze a situation quickly and accurately and to take or suggest an effective course of action. Must maintain up-to-date security clearances, directory, room reservations, and locator files. Operate police radio, maintain records of incoming calls for assistance, dispatch officers to situations requiring police response, maintain records of all police/patrol activities, monitor CCTV systems, access control complete appropriate reports; communicate with other police/fire/ambulance agencies; operate various computer terminals including the CAD (Computer Aided Dispatch) system. Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Police.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduate or GED. After employment, successful completion of a minimum of 40 hours of training for a Police Telecommunications Operator as mandated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience as a Police dispatcher and have TLETS experience. Computer data entry, reasonable typing skills and have worked with the general public.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Must be able to work on any assigned shift, with varying days off.

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