Do you have a passion for helping others? The CU Boulder Police
is hiring for a Police Dispatcher
, and we invite you to apply! This is an excellent
opportunity to enter the field of dispatching, including training
and developing skills to become a Police Dispatcher. The training
process includes learning the elements of public safety
dispatching, providing growing levels of independence and
responsibility. Additionally, this position includes opportunities
for advancement and outstanding benefits including health
insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, and paid time off. Learn
more about our community partnerships: CU Student Involvement in
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The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The members of the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department
(CUPD) are dedicated to providing the highest quality police
services in order to improve community safety, protect life and
property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime. To do this, we
pledge to develop a partnership with the community, to lead a
community dedication to resolve problems, and to improve the
quality of life for all CU affiliates. The CUPD is a full-service
police agency with 46 sworn and 36 non-sworn employees providing
community-based public safety services to a diverse community of
36,000 affiliates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long.
Every year the department responds to approximately 20,000 calls
for service and ensures the safety and security for all of their
PAC-12 Conference athletic events with attendance at football games
exceeding 50,000 fans. Patrolling the campus by foot, bicycle,
motorcycle, and vehicle, the CU Boulder Police work diligently with
the University community and surrounding agencies to ensure a
timely and coordinated law enforcement response.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Receive and analyze emergency and non-emergency service calls
and officer-initiated matters. Interpret and prioritize calls
requiring essential service entities such as police, fire, medical,
and other vital agencies.
- Monitor databases and alarm systems to determine the level of
response for an event and deploy resources.
- Record and document details of call information, resource
deployment, response times, unit activity, personnel deployment,
pending incident status, and call loading.
What You Should Know
- Coordinate information from a variety of sources in a concise
manner to fulfill requests for service.
- Complete entries in University, local, state, and national law
What We Can Offer
- This role is required to work multiple shifts, weekends, and
- This position requires a background check including a personal
history questionnaire, criminal, financial, and motor vehicle
checks, psychological exam, job suitability assessment, a
polygraph, and a drug screen. Per department policy, applicants who
have used marijuana within two years of application will be
The starting salary for this position is $47,507 annually. This
position is eligible for up to a 10% shift differential for shift
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
Be Adventurous. Be Engaged. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What You Will Need
- Colorado residency.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Willingness to learn.
- Outstanding multi-tasker and calm under pressure.
- Dependability, attention to detail, and ability to
- Ability to see a color computer monitor and hear at functioning
To apply, please submit the following materials:
1.A current resume. Must include date ranges and
whether full time or part time work.
2.A cover letter that specifically addresses the job
requirements and outlines qualifications.
3.DD-214 for veteran applicants.
a.Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s
preference points within the State classified system. If you are a
veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine
your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of
your DD214 to this posting.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by 7/28/21 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff
This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is
required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies
(snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event)
and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during
emergency campus closures.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boudler Campus Human Resources
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