Aberdeen Police Department Hiring Dispatcher
The position is the only opening at the Aberdeen Police Department.
Looking for work? The Aberdeen Police Department is hiring.
The listing on the Aberdeen Police Department website read:
The Police Dispatcher position is skilled emergency service work that involves receiving emergency 911 and non-emergency requests for police assistance, determining nature/urgency of calls, initiating police or other emergency personnel action and maintaining close contact with field units to monitor response and needed support requirements. It requires a considerable degree of initiative and independent judgment within procedural boundaries in responding to emotional, disturbed and sometimes abusive people in a variety of situations. Work may be done separately or in conjunction with other dispatchers and dispatchers may assist in training, teaching and basic operational equipment management.
Receives and responds to emergency and non-emergency calls including enhanced 911, and non-emergency calls from the public, dispatchers, and law enforcement agencies via telephone and radio systems and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) systems;Processes and evaluates information received, prioritizes calls and dispatches required units and/or agencies; Monitors and coordinates police unit activity and assignments via police radio frequencies; Maintains status and locations of public safety personnel; Utilizes technology such as computers, radio systems, telephones, fax machines and other communication equipment; Creates and maintains automated or manual logs of public safety communications activity; Accesses and enters sensitive data in local/state/national databases as necessary for investigative purposes;Enters and maintains files for persons or property pending apprehension and/or recovery; Maintains appropriate security and confidentiality of information created or encountered in the performance of assigned duties;Keeps informed of departmental regulations, policies and procedures; May assist in providing on-the-job training for Police Dispatchers and submit progress reports and evaluations on trainees; This position requires attaining and maintaining certifications for access into local, state and national criminal history databases and associated tele-communications systems.
Any inquiary about this position should be directed to the Human Resource Director, Theresa Hartman by calling 410.272.1600.
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