Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Communications Operator.
Primary Job Duties: Operates emergency telephones and dispatches calls to police officers via two-way radios. Monitors alarm and security systems and closed circuit TV. Maintains radio, key and alarm logs: records calls by entering data into an automated records management system.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or G.E.D. and 2 years of clerical or other related experience and basic computer and keyboarding skills.
Must possess the ability to type accurately; to multi-task; to learn emergency communications work; to learn applicable procedures and regulations; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to react calmly, quickly and decisively in emergency situations; to obtain, prioritize, summarize and relay information orally and in writing; to follow oral and written instructions; to write legibly; and to monitor multiple radio frequencies.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a police/emergency communications field.
This position is considered Essential Personnel and is therefore expected to report to work in emergency situations such as extreme weather conditions when the campus may be closed.
This position is considered Sensitive Personnel and therefore has a “substantially significant degree of responsibility for the safety of others and there is a potential that impaired performance in this position could result in death of or injury to the employee or others.”
This is a part-time (19 hours per week) non-exempt contractual position. The starting salary is approximately $16.34 per hour.
Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. The position is open until filled.
Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.
Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. The position is open until filled.