School Police Lead Dispatcher

Dispatcher
Clark County School District - Las Vegas, Nevada

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$20.51 hourly

Job Description

**POSITION SUMMARY: **

Under general supervision, assists with supervision and work assignment of assigned staff; monitors and operates law enforcement communication systems to receive, transmit information, and dispatch movement of police officers, vehicles, and report emergencies, etc.

**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: **

This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  1. Assists with the operation and coordination of dispatch service activities and communications.

  2. Relieves and serves as dispatch supervisor, when required.

  3. Monitors, transmits information, and dispatches personnel and vehicles by radio/telephone according to established procedures.

  4. Monitors and records movement and location of law enforcement personnel and vehicles.

  5. Monitors radio communications to assist in coordinating activities for other Clark County School departments, outside agencies, and the public for backup emergency dispatch services (i.e., transportation bus drivers, food service truck drivers, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD), North Las Vegas and Henderson Police Departments, etc.).

  6. Assists with receiving and coordinating emergency calls; relays information and requests for assistance involving Clark County School Police Department (CCSDPD), as required and other law enforcement agencies, when directed.

  7. Assists with training of new employees and ongoing training, as required.

  8. Assists with supervision and review of employee work assignments for accuracy and completeness.

  9. Operates law enforcement computerized communications system for retrieval of confidential records obtained or disseminated through law enforcement information systems and computerized database system within established practices, procedures, and regulations.

  10. Operates a variety of computers, software applications, and standard office machines.

  11. Responsible for the disposal of confidential data obtained through law enforcement communications system (i.e., Shared Computer Operations for Protection and Enforcement (SCOPE), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), etc.). 12. Responsible for notifying and dispatching the fire department, medical services, towing, and community services for emergencies at facilities.

  12. Performs and maintains a variety of automated and manual confidential record keeping functions for security alarm systems, telephone/dispatch conversations, police officer duty attendance, suspect/criminal information, evidence accounting, non-authorized property entry of personnel, monitoring/recording of plant/equipment failure, etc.

  13. Communicates and coordinates information with CCSDPD staff, other departments/schools, and outside agencies regarding law enforcement information/issues, confidential information, movement and location of police personnel and vehicles, maintenance/operation equipment failure, security alarm systems, medical services, community services for emergencies at facilities, etc.

  14. Provides input for the evaluation of assigned support staff.

  15. Conforms to safety standards, as prescribed.

  16. Performs other tasks related to the position, as assigned.

**DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: **

Involves assisting in the supervision of activities of assigned staff and the monitoring, accurate record keeping, and the operation of communications systems to receive, transmit information, and dispatch movement of police officers, vehicles, and emergencies, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (Position Expectations):

  1. Knowledge of computerized communication systems used in law enforcement agencies including: SCOPE, NCIC, Nevada Law Enforcement Telecom (NLET), Nevada Criminal Justice Information Systems (NCJIS), and other related equipment.

  2. Knowledge of law enforcement policies, codes, practices and procedures governing the operation of receiving and processing emergency calls.

  3. Knowledge of first aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED), and universal precautions.

  4. Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of communications and police dispatching system.

  5. Knowledge of community service agencies their services and responsibilities.

  6. Knowledge of record keeping practices and procedures.

  7. Ability to exercise judgment as when to act independently and when to refer situations to a supervisor/administrator.

  8. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.

  9. Ability to summarize and communicate information clearly orally and in writing.

  10. Ability to retain and recall details accurately.

  11. Ability to read maps and printouts.

  12. Ability to meet predetermined deadlines.

  13. Ability to work in confined areas.

  14. Ability to work flexible hours or shifts.

  15. Ability to work cooperatively with employees, parents, students, other agencies, and the public.

  16. Ability to recognize and report hazards and apply safe work methods.

  17. Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: See Requirements for Details
  • Experience: See Requirements for Details

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education, Training, and Experience:

  1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., General Educational Development (GED), foreign equivalency, etc.).

  2. Two (2) years experience receiving and processing public service calls in a law enforcement agency.

Licenses and Certifications:

National Crime Information Center and Shared Computer Operation for Protection and Enforcement Certification. (If not in possession at time of application, must be obtained within six (6) months of hire). Must be maintained for the duration of the assignment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Supervisory experience.

  2. National Crime Information Center and Shared Computer Operation for Protection and Enforcement.

  3. Current First Aid certificate from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or other similar organization. Certification must be maintained for the duration of the assignment. Certification training must be in-person and include a hands-on component. Online courses will not be accepted.

  4. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certificate from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or other similar organization. Certification must be maintained for the duration of the assignment. Certification training must be in-person and include a hands-on component. Online courses will not be accepted.

**DOCUMENT(S) REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION: **

  1. High school graduation or other equivalent (i.e., GED, foreign equivalency, etc.).

  2. National Crime Information Center and Shared Computer Operations for Protection and Enforcement Certification, if applicable.

  3. Specific documented evidence of training and experience to satisfy qualifications.

**EXAMPLES OF ASSIGNED WORK AREAS: **

Clark County School District facilities - School Police Dispatch facilities.

**WORK ENVIRONMENT: **

Strength: Light - Exert force to 20 lbs., occasionally; or 10 lbs., frequently; or a negligible amount of force constantly.

Contact Informaton

Mari (Police Services)

Clark County School District
2832 E Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89121
phone: 702-799-7830

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