Police Dispatcher (Police Dispatcher I), University Police Department
The University Police Department is responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for the university community of Cal State San Marcos. The department provides a 24-hour communication center staffed by Police Dispatchers. Police Dispatcher performs initial caller interrogation to determine the appropriate level of service needed in emergency situation and allocates appropriate personnel and resources to incidents. The dispatcher initiates fire, medical emergency, and non-emergency responses and response is provided by allied agencies. The dispatcher reports to the Lieutenant and will be under the lead direction of the Police Sergeant.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS: AN OVERVIEW
Come join our campus located in North San Diego County just 10 miles east of the beautiful Pacific coast and less than 40 miles north of downtown San Diego. California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is a modern, forward-thinking university, fueled by the collective innovation and determination of a transformational team. CSUSM is one of the largest employers in North San Diego County, where people are proud to come to work and be a part of something great. Our unwavering commitment to a 'People First' philosophy supports a culture in which every employee is a leader, 'empowered to decide, change and shape our future.'
We offer an excellent benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, long term health care, retirement plans, educational assistance, life insurance, paid holidays, and generous vacation and sick leave benefits.
Minimum Qualifications include:
a. High school diploma or equivalent and one-year verifiable experience using a switchboard, multi-line phone system or two-way radio communication system in a law enforcement or comparable agency within the last ten years.
b. Possess a valid California Driver's License.
c. Must successfully pass a pre-employment written test related to essential dispatching skills, medical examination, drug screen and 10 year background investigation.
d. Must successfully complete the Police Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Dispatcher Course and test battery within one year of employment. Exemption : Any candidate who has: (1) successfully completed the Public Safety Dispatcher's Basic Course or passed the POST Basic Dispatcher Training Equivalency Examination during previous employment shall be exempt from the requirements
e. Current work experience in a public safety agency preferred
f. Possession of a current P.O.S.T. Public Safety Dispatcher certificate preferred.
Salary and Position Status:
Full-time (1.00 Time Base),probationary position
Salary Range: 3,096 - $5,056 per month
Anticipated Hiring Salary: 3,640 per month
Opening Date: January 3, 2018
This position is open with a first review of applications beginning Thursday, January 18, 2018. For assurance of full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
This position is subject to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY
For position specifications, benefits summary and to apply, please visit our website at http://www.csusm.edu/jobs and under 'Staff Management Opportunities' click on 'Job Openings'. Hearing speech impaired call our TDD at 760-750-3238
California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.
Direct your questions to: Human Resources
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California State University San Marcos combines the ambiance of a mid-sized, personal, modern campus with the unequaled value of the California State University. Since its founding in 1989, the campus has distinguished itself. Students benefit from the latest facilities and equipment, a superb faculty that enjoys teaching, and a rigorous academic program that prepares students for a successful lif...e in and out of the workplace. A recent survey reported that our annual spending in the region was $161 million, generating a total impact of $307 million on the regional economy. Eighty-five percent of CSUSM's alumni stay in the region. CSU San Marcos is located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos. It is 15 miles east of the ocean; just 30 miles north of downtown San Diego.