Valdosta State University Regular/Temporary:
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As a comprehensive institution of the University System of Georgia, Valdosta State University (VSU) is a welcoming, aware, and vibrant community founded on and dedicated to serving our communities’ rich and diverse heritages. Through excellence in teaching, basic and applied research, and service, VSU provides rigorous programs and opportunities that enrich our students, our university, and our region. As such, the VSU mission consists of three interrelated parts that includes a student mission, university mission and regional mission. The university is equally dedicated to the core values of community, including a commitment to practice civility, integrity and citizenship. As members of this community and proud Blazers we strive to uphold these core values for the advancement of the University.
Responds to emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatch appropriate personnel. Operate the Georgia Crime Information Center computerized database to enter and retrieve data.
Typical Allocation of Duties:
Dispatch - 50%
Receive emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatch appropriate personnel. Enter call data into the Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
Monitor alarms and security - 15%
Respond to alarms, including security and weather alerts by dispatching and notifying appropriate personnel. Monitor security cameras and reports suspicious activities.
Prepare reports - 15%
Prepare a variety of regular and special reports, including daily logs of calls received and dispatched. Maintain files and records.
GCIC operation - 15%
Operate the Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) database to enter and retrieve data and to conduct background, criminal record, and vehicle searches.
Contact external agencies - 5%
Contact external law enforcement, fire, and other emergency response agencies as needed.
High school diploma and one (1) year of related work experience.
Conditions of Employment
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).
Position Requires completion of VSU’s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Valdosta State University is an Equal Opportunity educational institution and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and inclusion. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to minorities and individuals with disabilities. Valdosta State University has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.
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