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  • Position Number: 3594290
  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Tarrant County College District

Posting Number: F004993
Position Status: Full Time
Assignment Length: This field only applies to Faculty
Grant Funded: No
Category: Police Operations
Class Code: 75
Pay Rate: $18.30
Location: District
Department: DT Police Department

Job Summary:
Performs a variety of routine clerical, administrative and technical work in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information; keeps official records and assists in the administration of standard operating policies and procedures of the dispatch center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performance Requirements*
Monitors telephones and radio in the dispatch center, answers all incoming calls and ascertains nature of call, gathers all necessary information to transmit or relay
Dispatches police and other response vehicles for emergency responses
Broadcasts nature, location and time of incidents
Contacts all required personnel and other local concerns such as the fire department in the event of an emergency situation
Insures the presence of reserve units be contacting personnel designated for call-back
Relays information as required
Maintains log on radio and telephone communications, location of personnel and equipment
Maintains on-going contact with the responding personnel and keeps them informed of all incoming pertinent information
Tracks various information such as traffic lights out and streets closed and keeps emergency personnel informed
Maintains dispatch center work area and equipment in clean and working condition
Operates radios as needed and assists in radio communications; operates base radio as required
Operates office machines as required
Composes, types and edits correspondence as required
Maintains dispatch documents and records
Obtains information for officers using teleprinter and provides officers with requested information

Service Excellence
Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

*Performs Other Related Tasks as Required

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
High School diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Must be at least 18 years old

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:
Experience as a police dispatcher
Basic telecommunications license from TECLOSE (required within one year of employment)
TLETS/NLETS Basic Operators Course (required within six months of employment)
TCIC/NCIC for full Access Operators (required within six months of employment)
TDD/TTY for Telecommunications

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Ability to speak clearly and communicate well, discern routine and emergency situations and provide accurate information to responding police units
Experience working with computerized systems

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary: This is a pooled posting. There are seven (7) positions available.
Posted: 09/27/2022

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Tarrant County College is an equal opportunity/equal access institution.

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