Job ID: #000-00Opening for: Dispatcher/Communications Officer

Police Administration

CUYAHOGA METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Position Announcement

 

GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Chief of Police and Security and the technical supervision of the Radio Communication Center Supervisor, the Dispatcher/Communications Officer receives complaints and messages and dispatches responses as necessary. No supervisory responsibilities.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma or equivalent.

 

EXPERIENCE:

    Prior dispatcher experience preferred.

 

SKILLS:

  • Ability to speak in a clear, concise manner, communicates effectively, and interacts well with the public and staff.
  • Ability to work any shift and when called in for emergencies.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate computers.
  • Ability to type at least 30wpm.
  • Ability to record radio and telephone messages accurately.
  • Ability to learn and obtain certification from the Law Enforcement Automated Data Systems (LEADS).

 

OTHER:

  • Possession of a valid Ohio vehicle operator's license and insurability under agency policies.

 

SALARY: $13.15

 

POSTING DATE: 2/1/2012

CLOSING DATE: N/A

 

The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience that could provide the necessary knowledge, skill, and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

 

 

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