Public Safety Dispatcher

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Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA
47772BR
Public Safety Dispatcher
5216 DISPATCHER, PUBLIC SAFETY
Mission Center Building / 654 Minnesota
Police
Must be able to work 8 hour shifts – rotational days, swings and midnights
Days
Nights
Rotating
Other
JOB OVERVIEW
The Public Safety Dispatcher is responsible for the general operation of the UCSF Communication Center, which consists of the following: process telephone calls for 911 police, fire medical and non-emergency services; input information into a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System; input data into the various Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems and interpret the printout information once it is obtained; operate a multi-channel radio system under emergency as well as non-emergency circumstances, adhering to FCC rules and regulations in the course of its operation and ability to audibly monitor radio traffic; operate a hand-held two-way radio for communications; maintain various logs; process various alarms.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
In order to apply for this position, we require that you:
1) Submit a current resume
2) Complete and submit a UCSF Police Department Employment Application found on the UCSF Police Department website. The application can be accessed at: http://police.ucsf.edu/index.php?/Employment/how-to-apply.html
3) Save both your resume and Police Department Employment Application as one document. Upload this combined document into your profile under "Resumes" on the UCSF Careers website and use it to submit to this position.
***IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO COMBINE THESE TWO DOCUMENTS, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME ONLINE ON THE UCSF CAREERS WEBSITE. THEN PRINT YOUR COMPLETED POLICE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION, PLACE IT IN AN ENVELOPE, AND MAIL IT VIA THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE TO:
UCSF Police Department
Professional Standards Division
654 Minnesota Street, Room 180
San Francisco, CA 94143-0238
***NOTE: BOTH DOCUMENTS (YOUR RESUME AND YOUR COMPLETED POLICE DEPARTMENT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION) MUST BE RECEIVED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AVAILABLE POSITIONS.

UCSF POLICE DEPARTMENT
The UCSF Police Department is known for its community service orientation, effectiveness at preventing crime through campus community involvement, and for providing a safe living and working environment for the promotion of education, research and public service. The Professional Standards Division is responsible for providing all administrative, financial and personnel services for the department.
ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• High School diploma or GED equivalent • Successful completion of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course • Passing Score on POST Entry-level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery; • Knowledge of Police Dispatching Procedures Including the Operation of state-of-the-art Telephone and Radio Systems and minimum of one year of Public Safety Dispatcher work experience in an Emergency Communications Center (ECC) * Public Safety Dispatcher includes satisfactory completion of a POST-certified, 80 - hour Basic Complaint/Dispatcher course; undergo a through background investigation; an evaluation of oral communication skills; the completion of 12 months probation; and the completion of a medical evaluation • Ability to pass medical and psychological examinations and an extensive background investigation in compliance with California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) standards • Effective written and verbal communications • Must be able to work shifts on rotational basis (days, swings and midnights); must be able to work on-call assignments and/or overtime as required
Note: Physical/health screening, fingerprinting and background check required.
Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
• Knowledge of Information Technology, personal computers and related software applications • Knowledge of Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) and Records Systems Knowledge of Information Technology, Personal Computers and related Software Applications
• California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course Certificate • Current valid California Driver’s License
Per Diem
20% variable
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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