This recruitment will be used to fill two full-time Campus Dispatcher positions for the Department of Public Safety at Oregon State University (OSU).
The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to provide a safe campus for students, faculty, staff, and visitors of Oregon State University; to facilitate Oregon State University's educational, research, and community service goals; and to provide these services with the highest standards of professionalism.
The essential job functions are: -Monitor alarms for the entire University system while dispatching the proper response -Operate a multi-line telephone system -Translate information to the appropriate codes -Determine the level of priority of the call and enter the data into a computer-aided dispatch system -Perform crisis intervention services -Ask vital questions and provide pre-arrival instructions for response -Monitor and operate a radio console and computer equipment -Receive and respond to a variety of emergency and non-emergency services and complaints -Ask questions to interpret, analyze and anticipate the caller's situation as to resolve problems, provide information, dispatch emergency services, or refer callers to other agencies -Dispatch and coordinate the responses of public safety agencies -Enter and modify information into local, state, and national computer databases
High school diploma, or equivalent; and Law Enforcement Data Systems (LEDS) certification, OR ability to obtain within sixty (60) days of hire; and Telecommunicator Certification through the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training or ability to obtain such certification within eighteen (18) months of hire;
AND at least one of the following: - One year of experience in a dispatch position requiring monitoring and tracking the simultaneous use of multiple systems: radio, telephone, computer monitor, or similar communication systems; OR - One year of experience in a public safety environment, or other similar high pressure and demanding environment; OR - Associates degree, or higher, in Criminal Justice or a related field
IMPORTANT: As part of the screening process, applicants who are determined to meet the minimum qualifications based on experience and/or education, will be required to pass an academic proficiency test (Criticall) as part of the Telecommunicator Certification process prior to being advanced to interview. Applicants who do not pass the academic proficiency test, will not be advanced beyond the testing stage.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 10 CFR 73.2 (a) (1). Defines a background check as: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) criminal history records check (including verification of identity based on fingerprinting), employment history, education, and personal references. Individual engaged in activities subject to regulation by the Commission, applicants for licenses to engage in Commission regulated activities, and individuals who have notified the Commission in writing of an intent to file an application for licensing, certification, permitting, or approval of a product or activity subject to regulation by the Commission are required under 73.57 to conduct fingerprinting and criminal history records checks before granting access to Safeguards Information. A background check must be sufficient to support the trustworthiness and reliability determination so that the person performing the check and the Commission have assurance that granting individuals access to Safeguards Information does not constitute an unreasonable risk to the public health and safety or the common defense and security.
Required to work in a confined area, restricted to authorized personnel only.
Works in an area with moderate noise levels caused by equipment and radio transmissions and is restricted to workstation for long periods.
Shifts cover 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Work shift vary – Day, swing, grave, cover. Shifts rotate every 13 weeks or as needed. Work shift may be on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
May be required to work extended hours due to emergency situations or increased workload (temporary);
Required to work during inclement weather conditions and during natural disasters.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
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