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Communications Dispatcher - Part-time Contractor - (2 Positions) - Framingham State University

Framingham State University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications
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Employment Type
Part Time
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Location: Framingham, MA Category: Contract/Hourly Posted On: Wed Oct 20 2021 Job Description:


Framingham State University currently seeks two (2) part-time dispatchers for the University Police Department. Job responsibilities will include answering business and information calls; answering and processing all emergency calls in a timely fashion; maintaining direct radio communication with University Police Officers, City of Framingham Police and Fire Departments; Massachusetts State Police; maintaining daily log in a timely fashion; answering and monitoring calls from campus emergency phones, University phones, University cell phones, emergency lab phones and emergency elevator phones; monitoring over 250 CCTV digital surveillance cameras; taking in and recording all found property; deactivating University identification cards from restricted persons; querying registration and warrant checks for field officers; filing maintenance request for determined campus deficiencies; serving window/counter traffic and issuing temporary parking passes and assisting with parking permit applications and correspondence; other related duties as required.

Dispatchers will be required to complete Power Phone dispatcher training; and maintain CPR, first aid and LEAPS/DCJIS/NCIC certifications.

Dispatchers operate computer aided dispatch systems and emergency notification programs.


  • N/A


  • Chief, Deputy Chief, Sergeants.

Job Requirements:


  • Candidates must have completed high school or hold a GED or equivalent.
  • Candidate must be computer literate.


  • Previous dispatching experience in a public safety environment is preferred, but not required.
  • Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish or English and Portuguese are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, non-exempt, non-benefited, contractor position. The work schedule includes a maximum of sixteen (16) hours per week at a compensation rate of $14.94 per hour. This position is assigned a weekend shift, as follows:

  • Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

It is the policy of Framingham State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by FSU, to be verified after a verbal offer of employment has been accepted, and before employment begins. Prospective employees may submit a request for a medical or religious exemption to the COVID-19 vaccination requirement to Human Resources. Furthermore, FSU employees must wear a mask inside campus buildings.

Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final employment for all positions.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.


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