University Police Dispatcher

Washington D.C., United States
May 14, 2014
Job Location Rome Hall - 801 22nd St NW - FB0029
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Skilled Crafts
Posting Number: Staff - 003467
Working Title: University Police Dispatcher
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Rotating shifts
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 40
Recruitment Salary Range: 22.71
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Search , This position requires a post-offer employment physical/psychological exam, This position requires a licensure, certification, or special requirements
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 05/13/2014
Job Close Date: 05/19/2014
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On: 05/20/2014

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:
Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience is necessary.

A minimum of one year of radio communication experience is necessary.

Sufficient oral and written communication skills to effectively speak with callers and prepare job-related documentation is necessary.

Successful completion of formal dispatcher training within 180 days of employment.

Successful completion of a drug screening, which has been approved by the University Police Department.

Must be available to work rotating shifts.

Desired Qualifications:

Documented work experience within a service-oriented organization.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Notifies shift supervisor of tasks requiring his/her attention and of all emergency situations.

  • Evaluates the severity of transmissions and alarms and takes appropriate action in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

  • Performs other work-related duties as requested.

  • Answers all University Police Department telephone lines and directs calls to appropriate UPD personnel/Dispatches officers to incidents, alarms, requests for assistance, service, and to emergency situations on campus.

  • Notifies departments of safety/security hazards reported by police personnel.

  • Provides general campus information to the public.

  • Maintains and monitors communication with all University Police Officers via radio and telephone.

  • Completes blotter of campus events (i.e. transmissions received and alarm signals) by the end of the shift.

  • Monitors University emergency telephone lines and fir, intrusion and panic alarms throughout the campus.

  • Monitors video surveillance system.

  • Contacts District of Columbia Fire and Police Departments and coordinates forces in emergency situations at the main campus.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.PI77403562