Utah State University

Public Safety Dispatcher

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 4 months ago(2/16/2022 6:38 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-4729
# of Openings
2
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours per week
College
President
Department
Public Safety
Advertised Salary
$14.00 per hour

Overview

Receive and process calls from the public. Gather essential information from callers and dispatch the appropriate public safety personnel to the scene. Must be organized, adept at multi-tasking, level-headed, and trustworthy. Expected work hours will include Nights, Weekends, Holidays Day/Swing/Grave Shifts. Part-Time Hours up to 28 per week.

Responsibilities

  1. Uses a computer-aided dispatch system. 
  2. Dispatch maintenance and other university personnel to incidents that require immediate action to ensure the safety and security of the campus.
  3. Closely monitor emergency and life-safety systems and alarms, such as fire detection, intrusion detection, access control, and security cameras.
  4. Maintains contact with all units on assignment, maintain status and location of police.
  5. Answers non-emergency calls for assistance.
  6. Enter, update and retrieve information from a variety of computer systems.
  7. Receive requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provides pertinent data.
  8. Monitor several complex public safety radio frequencies.
  9. Operate a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Job offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of communication equipment and campus facilities
  • Skill in the use of personal computer and related software application
  • Skill in handling complaints and problems
  • Ability to organize information and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally, electronically and in writing
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to maintain control and composure in a fast-paced, stressful environment
  • Ability to make decisions when administrators are not present
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure, while responding to the many needs of the office at once

Core Characteristics:

  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Working
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity and Trust

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume / CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$14.00 per hour

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

*updated 04/18/2022

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