Public Safety Dispatcher
The Public Safety Dispatcher is responsible for receiving and
transmitting routine and emergency telephone and radio messages,
viewing camera surveillance systems, and identifying issues
important to the department's mission.
- Answers emergency telephone requests for police, fire and
- Dispatches police, required equipment, or arranges for response
from other departments, as appropriate.
- Maintains radio communication with University police units and
for maintaining logs of the activities of each officer.
- Maintains various departmental files including criminal records
and confidential files.
- Assists in training new dispatchers.
- Performs a variety of clerical and typing work.
- Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
This position serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined
by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to
report crimes that are reported them.
University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and
inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and
employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that
demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways
socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality,
socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and
- High School Diploma or G.E.D.
- One (1) month of customer service related work experience.
- Must type a minimum of 35wpm (Is expected to be at 40 wpm by
completion of training period.)
- Must undergo and pass a complete police background
- Previous experience in law enforcement setting.
- POST Basic Dispatcher Certificate - If hired without this,
candidate must complete their certification within one year of
- Ability to retain and read maps street, building, and compass
- Ability to research and gather information from telephone
- Effectively communicate over telephone and radio
- Ability to condense lengthy information into coherent
- Knowledge in the use of surveillance cameras, radios and other
communication systems and equipment.
- Ability to think and act quickly in emergency situations.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks.
- Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with
diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and
enhance diversity and inclusion.
- Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
- Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity,
and inclusion in a university setting.
- Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices
and knowledge in their work.
The physical demands described here are representative but not
definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist
motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional
standing, walking climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching.
Occasional lifting of up to twenty-five (25) pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:Work is performed during
non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends and
Union membership required.
Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to
meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for
University business. The University and its insurance carrier
reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving
$27.00- $32.52 per hour. Union Guidelines. We
consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and
responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications,
internal equity, as well as market and organizational
considerations when extending an off
Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are
required to execute a release and authorization for a background
To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/26390
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is
committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff
and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in
the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and
veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy,
gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical