University of North Texas - Dispatcher

- Denton, TX

Full/Part Time: 
*** PLEASE NOTE: In addition to this online application, completion of the Application Supplement is a requirement for this position. Please visit police.unt.edu/hiring to locate the Application Supplement. Failure to complete the Application Supplement within 7 days of the online application will be considered a candidate withdrawal from the process. The Police Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a dispatcher to join our team. The dispatcher is responsible for handling emergency and non-emergency calls and radio communications for the University Police Department. Job duties include: * Receiving incoming calls/messages and connecting them with appropriate personnel or offices. * Entering records of calls/messages for service and officer activity into the records management system. * Maintaining records and files. * Operating a Federal/State regulated computer system which accesses law enforcement sensitive records including driver's license, vehicle registration, and criminal warrant and history information. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a High School diploma/GED equivalent and two years of communications or related experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Basic computer proficiency including keyboarding, data entry, data retrieval, electronic forms completion, and working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook. * Ability to follow written and oral instructions. * Ability to actively listen to requests for service via telephone and radio; clearly articulate questions, instructions, and information; and take appropriate action in accordance with established procedures and guidelines. * Ability to rapidly assimilate information from a variety of sources to direct appropriate resources where they may be needed. * Ability to function under pressure or in emergency situations. * Ability to manage multiple tasks and activities in a fast-paced environment in accordance with established policies, procedures, and training.



P.O.Box 292788 Lewisville, TX 75029-2788  |  Phones: (214) 222-1500  |  (214) 222-8884  |  (800) 594-7036

P.O.Box 292788
Lewisville, TX

  (214) 222-1500
  (214) 222-8884
  (800) 594-7036

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