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.
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.
|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.|
|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.|
|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|