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Vacancy for Dispatcher at Princeton University in the USA

Vacancy for Dispatcher at Princeton University in the USA

Country: USA
City: Princeton
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Apply for the Vacancy for Dispatcher at Princeton University in the USA. The category of the position is  Police and Public Safety.

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the primary department charged with creating a safe and secure environment at Princeton University. DPS operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and comprises of 120 staff members. The department consists of professional University police, security officers, dispatchers and administrators dedicated to providing best-in-class service to the community. DPS was awarded Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in July 2015.


The incumbent will do the following duties

The dispatchers receive calls, monitor several radio frequencies and monitor intrusion and fire alarms in a fast, courteous, accurate and efficient manner. Additionally, after receiving a call the dispatcher must establish the nature and location of call(s), determine its priority, and dispatch the appropriate patrol unit, university support team and/or emergency services as necessary.

Additionally, dispatchers maintain contact with all units in service by accurately tracking, monitoring, and documenting officer activities during their shift. Also, they operate Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) console equipped with multiple computer terminals, including 911 call handling, geographic information system (GIS) mapping, camera systems and a radio console with multiple radio channels to dispatch public safety.

Qualifications for Vacancy for Dispatcher at Princeton

The incumbent must meet the given criteria for the position

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work on all shifts (standard work week is 40 hours, standard shifts are 8, 10 or 12 hours), during various hours, including weekends and holidays. Overtime is mandatory.
  • Also, three years dispatching in a medium volume Public Safety Dispatch service center.
  • Hold a current Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) certificate or be able to obtain one within 3 months from date of hire.
  • Additionally, hold a current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) card or be able to obtain one within three months from date of hire.
  • Likewise, hold an Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) or National Emergency Communications Institute (NECI) Emergency Communications Officer certification.
  • Also, the knowledge of or ability to learn operations of the Campus Wide CCURE Alarm reporting system.
  • Knowledge of and operations of a conventional radio system.
  • Able to remain seated for long periods of time at a console.
  • Moreover, must have 20-20 or 20-30 vision either naturally or with corrective lenses; must see well enough to read standard text and data on a computer screen or other monitors.
  • Likewise, understand telephone conversations over a telephone or radio.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline02 November,2020
Company NamePrinceton University



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