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Oregon State Police Dispatch & Communications Supervisor

Oregon State Police - Salem, Oregon

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$48,101.00 annual
Top Pay:
$67,690.00 annual

Job Description

Position Overview

Supervises employees in the day-to-day operation of the center. Coordinates work assignments; advises subordinates in work-related matters. Makes critical decisions that require immediate response by field personnel in the event of emergencies. Monitors work performance. Submits evaluations to the Command Center commander. Keeps the Command Center commander informed of all pertinent information relating to the operation of the center. Acts as liaison between the Command Center and customers including department personnel, 9-1-1 centers and the general public. Keeps the Command Center commander apprised of critical information. Applies and explains provisions of law, rule, policies/regulations relating to Law Enforcement Data Systems (LEDS), National Crime Information Center (NCIC), and National Law Enforcement Teletype System (NLETS), State Police policies and other relevant statutory and regulatory publications to subordinate and management staff, field officers, the public, and other criminal justice agencies. Travels and meets with customers from time to time to promote understanding of the Command Center. Completes administrative duties relating to the Command Center. This includes tracking and managing work schedules, submitting reports, reviewing and approving training requests. Develops and/or administers training programs for existing and/or new personnel. Participates in development of operational plans for efficient and effective assignment of staff. Assists employees with dispatching or call taking duties during peak periods. Must be able to meet minimum standards (please see attached) for employment as a telecommunicator as required by Oregon Administrative Rule 259-008-0011 and obtain certification within 18 months of employment. Decides and administers discipline up to and including termination, in accordance with policies and procedures. Responds to grievances and interprets the collective bargaining agreement. Completes performance appraisals. Makes recommendations for awards/recognition when appropriate. Conducts interviews for new personnel and makes final recommendations to the Command Center Commander.

Working Conditions: Works indoors in an enclosed area, which involves exposure to noise (sometimes constantly) from multiple radio frequencies and telephones. Works rotating shifts and may be required to rotate days off. Requires some travel to offices within the Command Center's jurisdiction. Required to work varied off shifts (i.e., swing and graveyard). Required to work weekends and holidays. Required to work during inclement weather conditions and during natural disasters. Must have a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

Additional Information

Benefits & Compensation Employment with the Oregon State Police will afford you a comprehensive employee salary and benefits package which typically includes the following elements:

  • Employer-Paid (95%) Medical, Vision, Prescription & Dental insurance covering employees and their dependents
  • Employer-Paid $5,000 Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life, Long & Short-Term Disability insurance options
  • Employer-Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick, and Personal Business
  • Employer-Paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • No-Cost Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (Section 125) plan
  • Participation in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) with 6% employee- contribution paid by employer
  • Optional participation in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a Deferred Compensation (Section 457) plan offering a wide variety of investment options. 

    Compensation: The salary for a State Police Dispatch/Communications Supervisor includes an additional 10% wage adjustment which provides a compensation ranging from

    $48,101 – $67,690 in the State’s compensation system. 

Job Requirements

  • Age: Not specified
  • Education: See Minimum Qualifications & Requested Skills
  • Experience: See Minimum Qualifications & Requested Skills

About Central Point

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Contact Informaton

OSP Recruiter

Oregon State Police
255 Capitol ST NE 4th Floor
Salem, Oregon 97310
phone: (503) 934-0254

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