The University of Central Arkansas Police Department is seeking applications for Police Dispatcher. Responsibilities include receiving incoming calls; dispatching officers to calls and criminal incidents; assessing the scope and extent of response necessary; utilizing a variety of criminal justice computer systems including ACIC/NCIC; processing police reports, takes appropriate action in response to alarms, calls for assistance, and security of buildings and offices, and assists stranded motorists and others in need of assistance. Monitors security and fire panel for security and fire detection, and assists with checking the university alarm systems. Performs other duties as assigned.
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Experience as a public safety agency dispatcher is desired. Must be able to obtain ACIC certification, work assigned shifts that will occasionally rotate to include nights weekends and holidays, work overtime as required, and pass a background investigation. Proficiency with computers desired.
Please visit http://jobs.uca.edu to apply. Applications must be completed and submitted online prior to 4:30 PM on the closing date.
Closing Date: April 4, 2014
Salary: $27,858 Grade: C110 (shift differential offered for evening and overnight shifts)