Date: May 16, 2013
Date: Open Until Filled
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Effectively communicates with people, including juveniles and children, by
giving information, directions and directing them to the proper division or
agency. Receives emergency and non-emergency calls and in-person requests
for assistance and information and directs the requests to the proper
division or agency. Dispatches police units via radio; relay relevant
information to police units via radio and maintain ongoing status of police
personnel and units. Operates and manipulates the enhanced emergency 911
system and the console radios to dispatch police, fire and EMS units.
Monitor security camera screens for the building and prisoners detained in
the city jail. Conducts computer searches through local and state files for
wanted persons and stolen property disseminate that information to the
requesting officer. Maintains manual and automated record keeping systems,
including maintaining logs and completing routine reports on arrest and
release of prisoners. Processes bonding/fine paperwork utilizing cash,
credit cards, money order, and distribution of receipts issued for fines,
bonds, photocopies and credit card charges. Enters and clears warrants for
municipal court. Operates computers, telephones, radios, recording
equipment, and related communication equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Telecommunicator Certification is preferred. Must be computer literate and
have the ability to operate office equipment. Ability to type at least 30
WPM. Working knowledge of business, English, and spelling. Ability to
maintain confidentiality of information. Ability to understand and follow
oral and written instructions.
Must be a high school graduate or equivalent with two years of previous
full-time dispatching experience in an emergency response environment. Any
work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the
above required knowledge, skills and abilities is an acceptable substitute
for the above specified education and experience requirements.
Applicants for non-sworn positions
with the Dickinson Police Department should complete an employment
application. The application is available for download in either the
Version or a
Word Version. The form should be printed and completed by hand.
Please print legible.
Completed applications may be mailed to: City of
Dickinson c/o HR Dept.
4403 Highway 3.
Dickinson, Texas 77539. You may also hand deliver the application to City Hall
4403 Highway 3.
PART TIME OPENINGS
Dickinson – Fire
have a current State of Texas DL , be certified or certifiable as a
Firefighter through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection, and an EMT-Paramedic
through the Texas Department of State Health Services. If you are a
Certified Paramedic and currently enrolled in a Fire Academy you may be
Applicants may obtain an
employment application online at the City of Dickinson website:
http://www.dickinsontexas.gov. Completed applications may be
mailed or hand-delivered to: City of Dickinson c/o HR Dept. 4403 Highway 3
Dickinson, Texas 77539.