Dispatcher

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Police and Public Safety

Position Title

Dispatcher

Department

Mercer Police

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

23-227

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Hours Per Week

40

Responsibilities

This position is crucial to the operation of the department. The Dispatcher answers calls and dispatches officers in an efficient and orderly manner. The Dispatcher must decide the priority of calls when there is more than one problem to deal with. Maintains the daily log of incidents and submission of reports. Monitors surveillance of cameras on campus and performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Requires high school diploma or GED and excellent telephone and communication skills. Must be computer literate and detail oriented with the ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner. Must be willing to work assigned shifts. Current GCIC certification and/or previous experience working in a police department is desirable.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Must know basic operation of computer using windows programs (keyboarding, saving to discs, etc.) to fill out the daily log
  • Must be able to deal with potential pressure of dealing with multi-emergency situations at a time in a calm manner in order to dispatch efficiently
  • Must be able to deal with proximity to potentially dangerous people who may curse, spit, scream, etc.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time to operate radio, computer, and camera monitors.
  • Should be able to adapt to sudden changes in schedule if needs arise.
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Base: $11 an hour up to commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Biweekly

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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