Public Safety Dispatcher/Communications Specialist
December 14, 2017
Syracuse, New York
The Department of Public Safety at Syracuse is seeking to hire a Dispatcher/Communications Specialist.
The Public Safety Dispatcher/Communications Specialist is a demanding position that is responsible for all law enforcement emergency and non-emergency safety and security communications for the University community.
This position communicates via radio and telephone with patrol units and with various University service and auxiliary departments. In addition, this position acknowledges and dispatches various alarms and access control systems events and is responsible for monitoring a vast closed circuit television (CCTV) system. Professional and composed verbal communications with outside police agencies and the general public; maintaining sound customer service practices and meeting the needs of community members under sometimes stressful conditions is essential. This position operates an extensive array of law enforcement and emergency related communications equipment as well as the latest computer software related technologies.
Syracuse University is a place where talent, desire, and opportunity thrive. In 12 different schools and colleges that span the liberal arts and professional disciplines, students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, create, and break boundaries.
The University is also a vital part of the community, providing services as well as being a leader in employee benefi...ts, work-life and organizational development, training, student employment, staff relations, and workforce diversity.
Syracuse itself is located at the crossroads of New York State, and offers a lush landscape of seasons. From fun-filled summers in the Finger Lakes to snowy winters that thrill outdoor sports enthusiasts, the area truly has something for everyone.