Applications are being accepted for Public Safety Dispatcher with the Kodiak Police Department until 4PM, January 30, 2015. Classification & Salary; B22; Non-exempt; $19.43/hr.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This is an entry level position within the police department. The employee occupying this position is responsible for performing technical duties in support of one or more police support functions and/or programs. Specific assignments include, but are not limited to: receiving and directing 9-1-1- calls and public walk-ins; assisting with the search and detainment of prisoners; monitoring burglar and fire alarms; processing records; assisting with the maintenance and storage of property and evidence; and monitoring closed-circuit television monitors to identify and report suspicious activity.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must be 19 years of age at time of application and have a high school diploma or GED; familiarity with clerical and general office functions; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license, and be eligible for access to criminal justice information network systems.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Must have strong customer service skills. Must be capable of using modern office equipment to include multi-line phone systems; VHF radio; computer, printer, digital camera, fax machine and software applications. Skill in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. Must be able to remain calm in stressful situations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Job requires sitting, reaching, standing, walking, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. May be required to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push or pull or other wise move objects, including the human body.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Majority of work is performed in an office environment, with occasional exposure to dangerous intoxicated and or disagreeable people under extreme stress and in unsanitary conditions. Work environment may be stressful at times. May be required to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime. May have to take breaks and meals when and if work load permits. Subject to recall when off duty. Must adhere to grooming and uniform standards.
Paperwork we need from our website:
Additional paperwork that must accompany the above forms:
Typing Test 40+wpm
Copy of your High School diploma (or GED)
Copy of your Birth Certificate
If prior Military, a copy of your DD-214
Submit completed & signed City of Kodiak Employment Application Packet to the Chief of Police at 2160 Mill Bay Road by 4:00 PM on January 30, 2015. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.
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