Police Communication Operator

Updated: about 7 hours ago
Location: Baltimore, MARYLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Apr 2020

Police Communication Operator

Apply now Job no: 493204
Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Police/Public Safety/Parking Control


 University Police


The Police Communications Operator (PCO) handles emergency and non-emergency communications and greets the public at the Police Station.

Specific duties include:

  • Operate two-way radio, telecommunications and University Alarm System
  • Operate Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system
  • Receive and record information regarding emergencies, complaints, request for service, assistance and general information
  • Dispatch officers to emergencies and other requests for service
  • Monitor campus security cameras
  • Greet the public entering the Police Station
  • Obtain and maintain METERS/NCIC CN1 Level of certification
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two years of clerical or other related experience
  • Ability to typing accurately required
  • Must obtain METE
  • RS/NCIC CN1 certification during first three months of employment
  • Overtime and shift work is required. 
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Disptacher experience
  • METERS/NCIC experience
  • Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system experience
  • Clerical or other data entry related experience
Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Salary: Pay Range 8 (starting at $35,438) based on the University System of Maryland Pay Program
Hours: Full-time.  Ability to work overtime and shift work is required
Type: Regular
Additional Information: This position is considered an essential employee, which requires working during inclement weather and is subject to mandatory overtime.
FLSA Status: Nonexempt 
Benefits: UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here .
 Equal Opportunity Statement:  UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization   As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Advertised: 19 Mar 2020 09:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 10 Apr 2020

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