Lead Public Safety Dispatcher
University of California, Irvine
Lead Public Safety Dispatcher
This position is only available to current UCI employees.
The Communications Center at UCI Police Department is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for 9-1-1 calls originating from campus and medical center phones, including emergency blue phones, as well as cellular phones on and around the Irvine Campus. The UCIPD Public Safety Dispatchers are responsible for coordinating resources in order to ensure the health, safety and well-being of University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Dispatchers also perform duties, such as receiving and entering data into the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) and local and national law enforcement data bases, that support public safety personnel in performing law enforcement duties.
Under the general supervision of the Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor, the Lead Public Safety Dispatcher provides lead oversight to staff. Lead Public Safety Dispatchers participate in a variety of routine to complex dispatcher functions including dispatching public safety equipment and personnel in accordance with established policies and procedures, maintaining records and logs, and performing related duties as assigned. The Lead Public Safety Dispatcher oversees daily operations, provides input into the development of internal processes and protocols, and trains new public safety dispatchers. Additional duties include receiving and relaying calls for assistance via telephone, radio and computer terminals for police and hospital security. Lead Public Safety Dispatchers monitor numerous radio talk groups within the University radio system, as well as neighboring law enforcement and fire agencies via inter-operable County and State radio frequencies. UHF and VHF radio bands used by Public Safety Dispatchers offer communication capabilities for greater distances and are used as an interoperable system between local, state, federal and military agencies during local or large-scale incidents or disasters.
The Lead Public Safety Dispatcher shall function in a manner that supports the goals of the Department and shall work closely with the Dispatch Supervisor to ensure that the desires of, and guidelines and expectations set by the Department are reflected throughout the Communications Unit at all times. The Lead Public Safety Dispatcher is a role model and example to all other employees, especially in the Communications Unit, and shall act in an appropriate manner at all times."
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Salary: Range $28.07 - $34.05
Total Hours: Varies
2 Career Positions.
Final candidate must pass a thorough P.O.S.T. background investigation.
Willingness and ability to work scheduled and emergency (last- minute) overtime.
Final candidate subject to background check.
As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
Please attach your resume.
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View Job Description for the position requirements.
To apply, visit https://staffing2.hr.uci.edu/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=2018-0192