Police Dispatcher

George Washington University Police Department - Washington, District of Columbia

Sep 13, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Oct 13, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$CBA Negotiated Rate: $28.49/hr. hourly

Job Description

The Division of Safety and Security aims to provide a safe and secure campus for all members of the university community through best-in-class technological and physical infrastructure, proactive assessment and analysis, and a caring team of professionals dedicated to upholding the university’s values with the highest degree of conscientiousness.

Reporting to the Dispatch Supervisor, the Police Dispatcher is responsible for the operation of the police communications center for the university police department. The core responsibilities of this role are to maintain and monitor communication with all university police officers via radio and telephone, to monitor university emergency telephone lines and fire, intrusion and panic alarms throughout the campus, to evaluate the severity of transmissions and alarms and take appropriate action in both emergency and non-emergency situations, and to dispatch officers to incidents, alarms, requests for assistance and emergencies. This position will also complete the blotter of campus events, will coordinate with local district forces in emergency situations with the District of Columbia Fire and Police Departments, and will contact members of the Campus Crisis Communications Team when necessary. This role will also monitor the video surveillance system and will provide general campus information to the public. It may be occasionally required to remain at the communications center past usual work shifts in the event of an emergency situation.

Responsibilities include: • Completing appropriate certification and on-going training for all duties in the role. • Directing calls to appropriate GWPD personnel. • Dispatches Officers to incidents, alarms, requests for assistance or service and emergency situations on campus. • Dispatches campus ambulance crews for medical emergencies on and off campus. • Monitors alarms from campus facilities and the GW Personal Alarm Locator software. • Utilizing specific law enforcement systems that require a background check.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

If interested, please apply at: ++https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/105488++

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/105488
  • Experience: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/105488

Contact Information

gwujobs@gwu.edu gwujobs@gwu.edu

George Washington University Police Department
2033 G Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20052
phone: gwujobs@gwu.edu

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