PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER I

US-NV-Las Vegas
1 month ago(12/13/2017 7:32 PM)
Recruitment Number
2017-1032
# of Openings
5
Closing Date
2/1/2018
Division
Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson
Category
Other
Min
USD $30,011.00/Yr.
Max
USD $58,338.00/Yr.

Overview

 

Public Safety Dispatchers perform technical communications work in the operation of a district, central, or statewide communications center including but not limited to: providing assistance to law enforcement units in both routine and emergency situations; dispatching enforcement units and other emergency mobile units from a computerized dispatch center; researching various criminal justice records systems and transmitting the required information; placing telephone calls for officials and registered vehicle owners at accident scenes; providing assistance to other law enforcement agencies as requested; maintaining a variety of logs and records; and preparing statistical summaries on center activities.   Seminars will be held on 2/20/18 at 5:30pm, 2/23/18 at 3:00pm,  2/24/18 at 10am or 2/24/18 at 1pm.  You can email Kmacdowell@dps.state.nv.us for seminar date(s) preference (based on availability).   You will need to attend one of the seminars to be scheduled for the testing phase.   Please bring a signed valid typing (no Internet) certificate of 40 wpm (net) to the seminar.    

Responsibilities

Under close supervision, in a trainee capacity, incumbents receive training in the duties described in the series concept and may progress to Public Safety Dispatcher II under the provisions of NAC 284.190.

 

Qualifications

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
   Graduation from high school or the equivalent and two years experience in clerical, data entry, telephone switchboard or radio telephone work; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional experience can be substituted for high school education.
Special Notes
   Applicants must meet the minimum typing speed established by the agency at the time of recruitment.
   Incumbents must pass the NCIC certification examination within six months of appointment and every two years thereafter as a condition of continuing employment.
Special Requirements
   Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
   Positions require work on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
   A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant

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