Camera Control Operator
Job location: Charlottesville, VA
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-19
The University of Virginia Police Department is seeking highly qualified applicants to fill multiple openings for Camera Control Operators. Camera Control Operators provide support to public safety agencies such as police, fire and EMS responding to incidents in and around the University. This position will be expected to independently operate software programs, monitor radio traffic access control systems intrusion detection systems and utilize security camera resources to enhance response to incidents. Camera Control Operators must be able to effectively communicate with public safety agencies, work well under pressure and may be required to testify in court.
Camera Control Operators provide surveillance support and information for police, security and other emergency responders for criminal and/or other emergency incidents. They independently observe feeds (both permanent and temporary) from approximately 450 cameras and identify criminal incidents, suspicious activities, and determine the need for emergency responses. Camera Control Operators direct cameras to locations associated with police or emergency responses as identified from radio transmissions and will provide information that will contribute to officer safety, identify criminals, and reduce property losses. These are unarmed, non-sworn civilian positions.
A High School Diploma or equivalent is required, preference will be given to applicants with some college education. Previous work or volunteer experience dealing with individuals from diverse backgrounds is required. Applicants must possess a Valid Drivers License and have the ability to obtain a Virginia Drivers License. Applicants must also be able to successfully complete the Virginia Criminal Information Network (VCIN) operator training either before or during employment. The ability to follow specific oral and written instructions and safety procedures, as well as the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing is required. Applicants must be able to react appropriately in routine and emergency situations, and have the ability to detect problems and report information to the appropriate personnel. Demonstrated technical savvy and working knowledge of Microsoft office is required. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience in safety, security or law enforcement.
These positions have a standard starting salary of $31,200
To apply visit https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs . Complete an application online, you must attach a resume, and contact information for three references. You may also choose to submit a cover letter detailing your interest in the position. Applications that do not contain all attachments will not receive full consideration
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Rhiannon O'Coin, Academic Recruiter at [email protected]