Dispatcher, BUPD University Police

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
12 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Civilian dispatchers are responsible for providing the public with the quickest response to requests for police services by the most efficient and diligent manner in which dispatch messages are communicated to field units (police officers). The dispatcher has primary responsibility for the initial deployment of public safety personnel and equipment subject to the provisions of applicable written directives. Dispatchers shall maintain accurate and uniform documentation of police activity, assigns and manages alarm activations, and retrieves records, files and information for dissemination to the proper departmental personnel.

Required Skills

High school Diploma or equivalent required, B.A./B.S. preferred. Experience dealing with and speaking to the public is required.  Ability to multitask using a variety of database systems in the Police Communications Center, excellent verbal and written communications skills, basic knowledge of Microsoft windows. Computer skills are essential.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type