9-1-1 Telecommunicator

Columbia, SC
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00246PO17 Classification Title Communications Specialist III - USC Columbia Law Enforcement Internal Title 9-1-1 Telecommunicator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department University Police Department Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,000 Advertised Salary Range $32,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40.0 Work Schedule

Works 12-hour shifts. Shifts are 7 am to 7 pm and 7 pm to 7 am, with every other weekend off. Works overtime as requested. Shifts subject to change.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Law Enforcement

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Telecommunications Operator assists in the operation of the police communications center; serves as the initial contact person responsible for monitoring fire and burglar alarm systems system-wide; notifies the proper officials and/or emergency contacts when alarm activations occur; monitors 9-1-1, TTY, and dispatches appropriate calls for service; and enters all activities into the CAD system in a timely manner.

Multiple positions available.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

An associate's degree in a technical communications discipline, or high school diploma and 2 years experience with voice communications systems or central switchboard operations.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Must have knowledge of keyboarding and be accurate in communicating electronically. .

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 3 Desired Start Date 10/02/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/14/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

YOU MUST SUBMIT A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS WITH YOUR APPLICATION TO RECEIVE INFORMATION FROM OUR OFFICE. Please ensure that you submit your driver's license number on the application.

For more information on the USC Division of Law Enforcement and Safety's hiring and selection process, please visit our website at: http://les.sc.edu/jobs/careers/

Applicants should log into their USC Jobs account to check the status of their application.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/18722 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least an associate's degree in a technical communications discipline, or high school diploma and 2 years experience with voice communications systems or central switchboard operations?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume


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