Public Safety Communications Officer
Public Safety Communications Office Req860
Department Public Safety Campus SY-Sylvania Campus Employment Type Classified-Full Time Close Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Summary Schedule: Flexible based on the needs of the office; schedule to be finalized upon hire, but may be assigned to work shifts at any time during the operating hours of the college.
Under the direction of Public Safety management, performs a variety of duties following established guidelines which promote the safety and well-being of the college community. Primary accountabilities include dispatching all radio calls; receiving and responding to incoming telephone and radio communications; determining the nature of calls and deploying the appropriate emergency and non-emergency personnel and equipment; providing direction and guidance to callers reporting police, fire or medical emergencies and other incidents. Incumbent maintains vital department records/information; and utilizes a variety of criminal justice data systems in support of department operations. Excellent communication and customer service skills are employed when interacting with students, staff, the public and officials from external agencies. Good judgment and the ability to make quick decisions are critical components of this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
- Must have the ability to speak clearly to be understood over radio dispatch. - Must have ability to write clearly.Minimum Qualifications
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
High school diploma or equivalent.
One year of dispatching experience or one year of experience working in a customer service oriented position. Completion of job related certification program may substitute for the experience.
Upon hire must be able to complete certification requirements for LEDS/NCIC. Must complete dispatcher training at the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training within first year of employment.
Must be able to pass both a personal and criminal history background investigation. Must not have been convicted of a felony crime or any crime for which a maximum term of imprisonment of more than one year may be imposed. Must not have been convicted of any law violations involving the unlawful use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, narcotic, or dangerous drug. Must pass a hearing and vision evaluation to ensure the essential functions of the job can be performed effectively.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 6.67 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 11 Paid holidays
For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit http://www.pcc.edu/hr.benefits
- Veterans: DD214
- Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA