Police Telecommunicator

Morehead, KY
Morehead State University

Salary range: $15.13.

Open Until Filled

Essential Functions:

  • The Police Telecommunicator receives and reacts to, in an unassisted manner, verbal requests for assistance via telephone and radio, and dispatches officers or refers to other emergency services.
  • Must possess the ability to simultaneously coordinate and effectively utilize, without assistive devices, communication activities via telephone, radio, scanner, and various terminal devices.
  • Must possess unimpeded articulate speech abilities to assure clear and accurate transmission of essential information affecting potential life safety issues.
  • Directs routine and life safety responses received through the University 911 system.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Completion of a 5-week (200 hours) of Police Telecommunicator Basic Training and maintain certification as a Police Telecommunicator in the State of Kentucky as well as certification as a LINK Terminal Operator.
  • Pre-employment requirements: Successful applicant must pass Phase I testing that includes a background check, polygraph, drug screen, and psychological evaluation as specified by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council and the Morehead State University Police Department.
  • Post-employment requirements: Upon employment, if the successful employee has not already completed the 5-week Police Telecommunicator Basic Training, the employee must complete this training within 6 months after Phase I testing and maintain certification as a Police Telecommunicator in the State of Kentucky as well as certification as a LINK Terminal Operator.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Additional experience in radio communications and computer use.