Communications Specialist III - USC Columbia Law Enforcement
Division of Administration and Finance
University Police Department
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Hours per week
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
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.
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 systems in a timely manner.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
High school diploma and 2 years call center or customer service experience utilizing voice communications systems or central switchboard operations. An associate degree in a technical communications discipline may be substituted for the required experience.Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Must have knowledge of keyboarding and be accurate in communicating electronically.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 4 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 03/01/2018 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/
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Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27153 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, protected veteran status or genetics.
Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes
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Do you have at least a high school diploma and 2 years call center or customer experience utilizing voice communications systems or central switchboard operations OR an associate's degree in a technical communications discipline?
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