Only Internal International Teamsters Union Local 25 Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
The Communications Dispatcher performs a variety of duties involving transmitting messages from the radio communications base station. He/She monitors various radio frequencies and operates radio transmitting and receiving equipment. He/She will maintain records and logs of department daily activities, search files to obtain information, utilize information equipment in order to facilitate law enforcement and community care taking goals and missions. All finalists will be required to present the following documents: Birth Certificate, High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate and Driver's License.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Must be a U.S. Citizen
-High School Diploma or an equivalent G.E.D. certificate.
-A valid Driver's License
-Ability to work a varied work schedule including but not limited to nights, weekends and holidays
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
-Must not have been convicted of a felony or serious misdemeanor
-Must be able to pass a background check
-Must be able to pass a physical and psychological exam.
-Must be able to pass a NCIC/LEAPS exam in order to be certified to operate confidential informational electronic search equipment dedicated to law enforcement and community care taking.
-Strong communications skills, understand, comprehend and write English.
-Previous Dispatching experience preferred.
-One or two years of clerical experience and the ability to type and utilize keyboards associated with data entry.
Required Applicant Documents: (online submission only)
Names and contact information of three references
Special Instructions to Applicants: Only Internal International Teamsters Union Local 25 Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled - Review of applications will begin January 22,2013. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Anticipated Hiring Range: $1,237.58 Biwkly - Grade 13 Step I