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Police Communications Operator

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Barbara Dupuis at (904) 620-2379, or bdupuis@unf.edu. Initial review of applications will begin on 11/23/2017.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Police Communications Operator
Position Number 316020
Requisition Number B06190
Position Type Support Staff Non Exempt
Class Code 8412
Time-limited through
Type of Appointment Full-Time
Faculty Position Sub-Type
Length of Appointment
Internal Recruitment? No
Working Hours Variable, 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts
Department University Police Department
Organization Student Affairs
Division Student Affairs
College
Approved Hiring Salary Range $24,800.00 - negotiable
Pay Basis Annually
EOD

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.

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General Description / Primary Purpose

This is work insuring the security of the Law Enforcement Officers and facilities through the use of a communication/situation center. Work includes providing non-sworn law enforcement support services. Responsibilities focus on the successful operation of the bank of equipment necessary for an effective agency, including a police radio based station, Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center teletype terminal, telephone and radio recorder system, fire and burglar alarm system, and operation of all types of computer systems in a Public Safety Communications Center.

Essential Duties

Job Function

Operation of police radio base station;, University net pager radio, telephone recording system, microfilm viewer, intrusion alarms, building fire alarm terminal, and coordinating information with surrounding police agencies. Implementation and performance of all special and emergency procedures. Coordination of all units responding to emergency situations. Monitors all alarm systems and notifies personnel upon activation.

Percentage Of Time 60
Job Function

Operates the National Crime Information Center/Florida Crime Information Center terminals. Operates a computer terminal to verify drivers license, personal background, criminal history, and vehicle tag and registration.

Percentage Of Time 10
Job Function

Provides support to law enforcement authorities conducting criminal and/or confidential investigations by coordinating and disseminating information relevant to law enforcement operations. Receives and evaluates calls from the public requesting police assistance of emergency and non-emergency calls for service.

Percentage Of Time 10
Job Function

Acts as receptionist for the Police Department. Answer questions, gives information and makes referrals.

Percentage Of Time 10
Job Function

Operates University camera systems and radio/telephone logging devices. During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.

Percentage Of Time 10

Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions

Performance of all administrative procedures and paperwork required for the successful operation of the Communications Center and the above satisfactory coordination of the departmental field activity via radio, moving 40 lb. boxes of computer, etc.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma and one year of experience directly related to the job functions. Directly related college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience. Proficiency in typing and State certification on the NCIC/FCIC computer system are required.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications
Departmental Requirements

1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
2. Proficiency in typing and State Certification on the NCIC/FCIC Computer system are required.
3. Knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation & grammar usage.
4. Must possess ability to relate to the public, alphabetize, file and communicate verbally in writing.
5. Must possess the ability to work in a confidential environment due to the sensitivity of information within the department.
6. Must possess ability to follow written and oral instructions.
7. Must possess the ability to speak clearly and interpret questions and answer those questions properly.
8. Must possess the ability to use computer.
9. Must possess ability to walk, stoop, bend, reach and lift or otherwise move approximately 40 lb. boxes of computer paper.
10. Must have 20/20 vision with corrective lenses, have all limbs and be able two hear, walk and run if an emergency situation arises such as an irate and/or violent person with a gun that poses a life-threatening situation to the PCO and/or anyone within the department.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

Background Check: This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

Responsible Employee: The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification

Must be NCIC/FCIC Certified. Will be required to obtain Florida 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator certification within one year of being hired and maintain this through continuing education

Machines/Equipment used regularly

Radio, typewriter, computer, telephone, recording equipment.

Anticipated Start Date 01/02/2018
Job Posting Date 11/13/2017
Application Review Date 11/23/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Barbara Dupuis
Hiring Official Frank Mackesy
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Barbara Dupuis at (904) 620-2379, or bdupuis@unf.edu. Initial review of applications will begin on 11/23/2017.

Quicklink http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/5224

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position is eligible for veterans' preference under Florida law. For additional information regarding veteran's preference, please review the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs website by copying and pasting this link into another browser window: http://floridavets.org/benefits-services/veterans-preference/ If you claim veterans' preference, you may be asked for supplemental documentation, such as a DD-214. Do you meet one or more of these criteria, and claim Veterans' Preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214