Dispatcher — Full Time — Police - Communications
Hiring Salary: $11.81 - $19.14/Hr
REQ #: 8967 — 1 Position(s)
Posted Date: 11/13/2013 Reposted Date: 2/18/2014 Closing Date: 3/10/2014
Hours: Will be between 2:30pm - 4:30am with rotating days off. Mandatory overtime is required.
Answer 911 and administrative phones; transfer calls to appropriate responding agency; enter updates and retrieve information in computer; determine the location, nature, and priority of call for law enforcement and fire response. Maintain and update status of officers/deputies and responders in computer. Must follow city and departmental policies and procedures. Work in a climate controlled office environment. Qualifiers to apply: Must not be currently under indictment for any criminal offense. Never been convicted of any offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years. Never been on court ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years. Never been convicted of any family violence offense. Has not had dishonorable or bad conduct discharge from any military service. Must pass a thorough background investigation, including a psychological examination.
Drivers License: Valid Class C Texas DL or State Issued ID Card.
Education: High school diploma or GED is required.
Experience: No experience required.
Certifications: National Crime Index Computer (NCIC)/Texas Crime Computer Index Computer (TCIC) certification within 6 months of hire, provided in house. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Office Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Basic Telecommunication, Crisis Communication, and Cultural Diversity Certifications within 1 year of hire (provided in house).
Testing: CritiCall test score minimum 80% may be taken at the Waco Police Department by appointment (may re-test three times in one year).
Physical Demands: Sedentary
DESIRED: Experience in Tiburon Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management Systems. Current TCLEOSE Telecommunicator Certificate. Basic computer skills are desired.
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