UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/27/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/25/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Public Safety Office will operate police radio and dispatch safety units. Answer telephones and route calls. Answer 911 calls. Monitor video/alarm systems for fire and security, and determine appropriate action. Operate SUN/CLETS/ARJIS computer with various software. Process lost and found items. Sort, perform data entry, distribute, and file reports. Answer and monitor emergency call boxes. Take crime reports. Maintain and update confidential information for alarms, keys, housing, and emergency notifications. Assist in the development and maintenance of police communications procedure manuals. Utilize video monitoring systems. Update electronic admin and criminal files.
Must be able to obtain POST Dispatcher Certificate within 12 months of hire.
Please follow exam instructions listed below.
Must be available for on-call assignments, to work overtime, to work all shifts, and to work weekends and holidays.
Parking: Attendee's may park in Lot 610, 602, 603, or the Gilman Parking structure.
RSVP: To reserve a test slot, you must send an email to email@example.com, by noon (12pm) on March 27, 2019.
Please enter Dispatch Test RSVP as the message subject, indicate that you will be attending the test on April 20, and include your full name as entered when you applied for the position.
Please Note: A valid government-issued picture identification will be required to take the test and asked for during check-in.
You do not need to take this test if you possess a POST Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced Dispatcher Certificate. You must send a copy of your certificate and your POST ID to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can verify that you are exempt, otherwise you will be expected to take the test.
Please note that a certificate for completing the Dispatch Academy is not the same as a POST Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced Dispatcher Certificate.
You cannot take this test if you have already taken it within the last 30 days.
If you have taken this test within the last year and would like to use your previous score, please contact us with your score PRIOR to the test date.
Exceptional organizational skills in order to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and work in an environment of heavy pressures, constant interruptions, and changing priorities
Strong skills in processing multiple telephone calls quickly and politely. Skill in determining pertinent information and ability to transmit that information to appropriate personnel.
Proven working knowledge of computers, including those in a networked environment, with various software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. Must be able to learn to use computer aided dispatch.
Strong skill in completion and proper handling of forms, reports, and logs. Demonstrated ability to write, applying the knowledge of basic grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in all tasks and functions.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in utilizing various office machines including fax, copier, scanner, and shredder.
Strong ability to comply respectfully with instruction and counsel from supervisors. Strong ability to be loyal to supervision and management and ability to demonstrate that loyalty to subordinates and peers
Effective interpersonal and communication skills to interact with a diverse population including faculty, staff, and students. Ability to serve and work well with citizens, peers, and management. Demonstrates a sincere interest in public service.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and exercise discretion in all circumstances. Ability to maintain complete confidentiality.
Must be able to obtain POST Dispatcher Certificate within 12 months of hi
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