The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Public Safety Dispatcher 1, University Police Services [R0120338]
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
University Police Services Public Safety Dispatchers serve as the gateway to and for emergency personnel for all NSHE Campuses in Clark County and coordinate responses with police, fire, medical and other emergency agencies. The public safety dispatcher is the centralized point of contact to gather information and direct emergency response agencies within the jurisdiction of University Police Services.
Under general supervision, the public safety dispatcher receives, evaluates, prioritizes and dispatches public safety calls for service and responds to emergency and non-emergency calls in a timely and appropriate manner. University Police Services public safety dispatchers operate a variety of communications equipment including radio, telephone, telephony, TDD and multiple computer systems and relays data into the computer aided dispatch (CAD) program.
Public safety dispatchers access and correlate information from the National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) database as well as the Nevada Criminal Justice Information System (NCJIS) to provide criminal history information for wanted persons or items, along with other sensitive information necessary for the Police Department to perform their daily activities for the University and College community. The public safety dispatcher monitors all fire and burglar alarms to all buildings and offices on campus. The public safety dispatcher accesses the closed circuit television (CCTV) or security video cameras on campus. The dispatch center is operated 24/7, 365 days a year for routine and emergency calls for service. They also handle all after hours maintenance calls and contacts for the University.
Graduation from high school or the equivalent and two years' experience in clerical, data entry, telephone switchboard or radio telephone work; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional experience can be substituted for high school education.
Grade 27 Step 1, salary $36,790.56. "Step" means the number assigned by the Division of Human Resource Management to identify a specific rate of pay within a grade. Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.
THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE PRIOR TO THE ANNOUNCED CLOSING DATE BELOW BASED ON VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED.
Attach the following attachments to your application
- Resume/CV - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.
- Cover Letter
- Transcripts - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.
- DD-214- If you are a veteran, please attach a copy of your DD-214 for verification.
All documents should be attached in the CV/Resume attachment section when applying.
Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. The resume must have a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as a part of each job; applicants must demonstrate that they qualify for this position. Education (including High School) and experience must be clearly documented. Your application will NOT be moved forward if your application is incomplete.
This recruitment will stay oopen until filled. Materials should be addressed to (Search Chair/Hiring Manager) and must be submitted online. We do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with application process, contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or [email protected] .
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNAL NSHE CANDIDATES
UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number, ""in the search box.
If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.
SAFETY AND SECURITY STATEMENT
UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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