Police Communications Officer - UT Police Department

Knoxville, TN
Mar 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Police Communications Officer  

Regular Full-time, Pay Range MR04

The job duties for this positon will include:
    •    Facilitate communications between officers, other emergency agencies, and the University community
    •    Maintain records of officer activity, confer with community and supervising personnel to address questions, problems, and requests for service 
    •    Relay information to and from supervisors and personnel using telephones, or two-way radios
    •    Monitor the University’s Central Alarm systems
    •    Dispatch required personnel in accordance with call handling guide
    •    Research, obtain and enter information using national and state maintained information databases such as NCIC, NLETS, TCIC
The University of Tennessee Police Department operates three shifts for Communications:
First Shift 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Second Shift 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm, & Third Shift 11:00 pm – 7:00 am
Placement on shifts is determined by seniority and department need. Staff may be required to work during extreme weather / hazardous conditions, regular days off, or holidays based on the needs of the department. All UT Police Staff work some aspect of UT home football games regardless of the person’s schedule. 

Position Qualifications: 
    •    High school diploma or equivalent
    •    Ability to be certified as a National Crime Information Center Operator
    •    Ability to multi-task, use multiple phone lines and radio channels
    •    Active listening, service orientation, monitoring, decision making & communication skills
    •    Strong computer skills including data entry, ability to pass typing examination
    •    Must pass hearing screening, psychological screening, and drug testing

Complete or update an online application via http://humanresources.tennessee.edu/recruitment/. An interview will be conducted for this position.
A committee will review applications and conduct interviews for the position. Committee recommendations will be forwarded to the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police may conduct final interviews. The Chief of Police or designee will select the applicant for this position. 

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Security
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Apr 20, 2021, 4:14:57 PM

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