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Part Time Telecommunications Operator

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City of Pearland, TX
Location
Pearland, Texas, United States
Rate
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Looking for part-time work to supplement your income? We are looking for a part-time Telecommunication Operator that possess a current Telecommunications Operator License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety and have at least 2 years of experience as a call taker AND dispatcher. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.HOURS: MUST BE ABLE TO COMMIT TO 16 HRS PER MONTH IN A MINIMUM OF 4-HOUR INCREMENTS.Job Summary: Receives calls from public regarding Police emergencies, Fire and EMS services, Animal Control and other City services; monitors radio channels, answer in-coming calls including 9-1-1; dispatches communications to appropriate units for service/investigation by performing the following duties.Essential Functions:Regular and timely attendance at work.Monitor and operate emergency and non-emergency service telephones and radio communication systems to dispatch police officers within the City of Pearland.Monitor and operate emergency and non-emergency service telephones and radio communication systems to dispatch Police units.Contact appropriate agencies for dispatching fire department, and after hours services forother city departments. Operate and monitor local, state, and national crime information computer systems including TLETS/NLETS, TCIC/NCIC, CAD/RMS, to assist officers in performing their duties.Verify location and seriousness of emergency and response needed by answering calls, questioning callers, taking messages, and/or answering questions from remote units; coordinate police, fire, ambulance, and other emergency requests as appropriate.Monitor dispatched units and, when necessary, serves as liaison with caller; relay instructions to closest and most suitable units available, and maintain various logs recording activities for documentation and future reference.Communicate with police officers, emergency and non-emergency callers, city staff, and others concerning public safety and other city service.Monitor camera equipment. Transmit and receive messages between divisions of own agency and other law enforcement agencies.Assist other agencies; confirm warrants, and send teletypes.Contribute to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.Education, Experience, and Licenses:High school diploma or equivalent required.One (1) to three (3) years experience and/or training as a 911 dispatch operator is required.Must be able to pass a background criminal history check by fingerprint submission to the FBI, polygraph examination and psychological examination.Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License required.EMD Certification CPR Certification TLETS CertifiedNotary Public

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