2013 - C152 DISPATCHER

Job # 2013-C152
Job Type Contractual
Department Police and Public Safety
Class Code 02704
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Job Status Full Time 
Hiring Salary $11.50 Hourly
Posting Date February 3, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department:  Police and Public Safety


Duties:            Operates emergency telephone, two-way radios, teletype, telecommunications and computer terminal equipment, closed circuit televisions, remote control cameras, alarm and security systems; monitors several radio channels simultaneously and continuously; issues visitor parking permits; inputs and receives messages/bulletins over the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) computer terminal; answers emergency telephone lines; maintains radio communications; receives and records information and requests related to police services; dispatches police officers; notifies command, supervisory, and administrative personnel about incidents; transmits and receives telephone communications with surrounding local jurisdictions; operates specialized communications networking equipment and computer terminals; accesses restricted law enforcement networks; obtains, inputs and receives data related to police activities such as criminal history, warrants, and vehicle registration; monitors radio frequencies  and transmissions of the Allied Law Enforcement Agencies, National Weather Service, and Maryland Civil Defense; may serve as a receptionist or information clerk answering  public inquiries; issues and controls public security equipment and performs other duties, as required. 

* Position requires evening, weekend, holiday, and rotating shift work.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED; Two (2) years clerical or other related experience. 

Requirements:  Skill in the use of keyboards and office equipment; ability to learn emergency communications work; ability to learn applicable procedures and regulations; ability to communicate effectively; ability to react calmly, quickly, and decisively in emergency situations; ability to obtain, summarize and relay information; ability to follow instructions; ability to write legibly; ability to monitor multiple radio frequencies.

To Apply:  Send letter of interest indicating Job #2013-C152, a resume, and your salary requirements along with the MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA.