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Police Telecommunicator

Institution name: University of Texas at Dallas

Title: Police Telecommunicator

Job location: TX

Job category: Command/Supervisory Staff positions


Posting date: 2022-11-16 00:00:00

End date: 2023-02-28 00:00:00

The primary function of a Police Telecommunicator is to receive and prioritize Emergency 9-1-1 and non-emergency telephone calls from the public. Enters information into a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system, and processes non-emergency and routine requests for police and security services. Dispatch appropriate emergency services such as police, fire and emergency medical services. Monitors public safety units in the field. Retrieves computer data for emergency response personnel within the service area. The Police Telecommunicator may provide alarm and closed circuit television monitoring services while performing multiple tasks concurrently in a fast paced environment maintaining a professional and positive demeanor. Serves as a Campus Security Authority as defined by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

Minimum Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent. – One year experience in customer service or related field. – Basic Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Telecommunications Operator license or is qualified to acquire a basic license.

Physical demands: Must be able to perform extensive standing, driving, walking, climbing; to lift up to 50lbs. regularly. Must be able to push/pull, stoop, kneel, grasping ,talking, hearing, eye/hand/foot coordination.

Working Condition: Exposure to weather, campus environment, as well as general office setting.

Salary Range: $44,000 - $50,000, depending on qualifications

What we have to Offer:
UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Medical insurance – including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long and short-term disability
  • Retirement Plan Options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays


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