University of Rochester Public Safety Dispatcher in Rochester, New York

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 025 Department of Public Safety

Schedule

7:30AM-4PM; WKENDS/HOL

Responsibilities

Position Summary: Operates a Public Safety Department Communications Center to provide for the protection of University property, University students, visitors, patients and personnel and their property.

Typical Duties:

  • Continuously monitors alarms and dispatching systems.
  • Dispatches Officers to areas according to needs or in an emergency in accordance with established procedures and/or the orders of the Officer-in-Charge.
  • May relay orders of the Officer-in-Charge in accordance with established rules and procedures.
  • Informs the Officer-in-Charge of all Public Safety activity taking place during the shift.
  • Follows established procedures and/or the orders of the Officer-in-Charge in making outside calls to fire, police, etc.
  • Answers telephone and radio calls. Notifies the Officer-in-Charge of non-routine situations and notifies Officers of routine situations which are then handled in accordance with standard procedures. May announce situations within the hospital in accordance with established wording and procedures.
  • Makes a daily check of communications equipment as to number, operability and condition, and reports to the Public Safety Director.
  • Maintains Security logs, journals and files; maintains electronic records.
  • Assists in orientating and training new dispatchers.

Qualifications:

High School Diploma. Requires the ability to read and write, to use arithmetic and to meet and deal effectively and courteously with the public, students, faculty and staff.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Title: Public Safety Dispatcher

Location: Central Admin-Sr VP & CFO

Job ID: 207139

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full-Time