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Job ID: 6070

Job Title:

HOURLY/AS NEEDED- Police Dispatcher I -University Police Depart

Appointment Type:


Time Base:


Date Posted:

October 26, 2017

Closing Date:

Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:

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Working Title

Hourly/As Needed Police Dispatcher

Positions Available

1 Position Available

SF State University

San Francisco State University is an urban university granting bachelor's and master's degrees and serving a diverse student body of approximately 30,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff employees. SF State is one of the largest campuses in the California State University (CSU) -- the largest system of higher education composed of 23 member campuses.

* San Francisco State is a 100% Smoke/Vapor-Free Campus. Smoking or Vaping of any tobacco/plant-based substance is not permitted on any University properties.

The person holding this position is considered a \"mandated reporter\" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

This position may be a \"designated position\" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position may be required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.


University Police Department

Appointment Type*

Temporary Appointment

Time Base*


Work Schedule*

Date and Time to be Arranged Based on Department Needs.

Anticipated Hiring Range*

$32.91/Hourly: Salary will be commensurate with experience.


Threaded through our Total Compensation package is a commitment to Bridging Life's Transitions. SF State is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students and the customers we serve.

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Pension, 401k, Healthcare Savings Account, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leave as well as State Holidays and a dynamic Fee Waiver program, all geared towards the University's commitment to attract, motivate and retain our employees.

Position Summary*

The Police Dispatcher is a specialized classification within police departments which provides essential dispatch communications and records maintenance. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining effective and efficient communications between campus law enforcement headquarters, campus police officers in the field, outside emergency and law enforcement agencies, and the public. Incumbent receives, records and dispatches general and emergency information quickly, clearly and accurately. Incumbent performs standard dispatch duties which include receiving and screening incoming emergency and public safety calls, and communicating with campus law enforcement staff using the police radio systems to dispatch accordingly. Work involves the use of automated/computerized dispatch and police information systems and databases to input and retrieve data. Incumbent is required to work independently, react quickly, and demonstrate good judgment and discretion in stressful situations.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Minimum Qualifications*

Entry to the first level within this classification typically requires one year of verifiable experience using a switchboard and two-way radio communication system in a law enforcement or comparable agency within the last ten years and a high school diploma or equivalent. Essential entry qualifications require the ability to input 40 WPM with speed/accuracy, effectively use a phonetic alphabet, speak clearly and concisely, follow oral and written instructions, transfer information accurately, handle a wide range of interpersonal interactions effectively, and learn the use of applicable automated dispatch and law enforcement systems and databases. Incumbents must have completed Police Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Dispatcher Course and submit a copy of the certificate of completion along with the Employment Application. Additionally, incumbents must successfully pass supplemental P.O.S.T. requirements for dispatchers such as a background check, physical and psychological examinations, drug testing, and related requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

* Ability to remain calm, act quickly and use good judgment in emergencies.

* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and campus community.

* Ability to interact courteously with all contacts.


License/Certification Required

Must possess a valid California driver's license and comply with Defensive Driver's Training Program requirements if a vehicle is used to travel on official business.



This position is primarily an indoor operation. Incumbent will remain near or in the dispatch console at all times. Must be willing to work any shift assigned, may work holidays, weekends, and nights. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff.

Pre-Employment Requirements

* Completion & passing of the Police Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Dispatcher Course. Must successfully pass supplemental P.O.S.T. requirements for dispatchers such as, psychological examinations, medical testing, and related requirements.

* Due to the nature of this position, the CSU Chancellor's Office requires that the successful candidate complete and pass a background check.


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