Opening for Emergency Dispatcher
(Job Order No. 2195)
Location: MCAS Beaufort, SC
Start Date: 12/14/2018
The HSSI SSP Emergency Dispatcher is a full-time non-exempt employee responsible for providing communication services consisting of receiving and dispatching emergency calls for service, interviewing callers, recording information from callers and patrol units, assigning and dispatching law enforcement, fire, and medical units, and coordinating mutual aid to local law enforcement and other installations, in support of the Provost Marshal’s Office (PMO)/Marine Corps Police Department (MCPD). This may be an armed, non-guard position and therefore, per the Lautenberg Amendment, the successful applicant can NOT have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence IAW Title 18, U.S.C., Section 922(g). The SSP Emergency Dispatcher reports directly to the Homeland Security Solutions, Inc. (HSSI) Site Supervisor.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multi-task, pay close attention to detail, stay alert and focused, and coordinate and manage emergency communication equipment.
Ability to qualify and maintain annual proficiency with assigned weapon (only if armed).
Ability to use computer software applications including, but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-Point, databases and e-mail.
Possess excellent organizational and file management skills and the ability to plan and execute administrative work with little or no supervision.
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to speak English clearly and succinctly.
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Possess excellent typing abilities and the skill to prepare documents accurately with minimal errors.
Ability to work (mission essential) regardless of weather conditions, Force Protection Condition, or installation closure and to report to the duty station at the regularly scheduled time; work rotating shifts, work overtime on an emergency basis and other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays and may be recalled to duty.
Ability to professionally interact with customers, colleagues and command members at all levels; and to foster positive business relationships.
Ability to learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation or through on-the-job training
This position requires a high level of trust and confidence and as such the applicant must meet several pre-employment requirements.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Must successfully pass initial drug screening and periodic follow-up testing.
Must possess or be able to obtain, if necessary, a “secret” security clearance.
Must successfully complete an HSSI background check.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
Must successfully complete a National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI).
One year experience/knowledge working in a security/police environment is desired.
May be required to successfully pass a psychological evaluation (only if armed).
Must have 20/20 correctable vision in each eye.