Police Communications Operator III
This is specialized* non-sworn law enforcement work coordinating the operations of a public safety communications center involving computerized radio dispatching and operating telephone, radio, and computer systems in the communications center.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Provides training/instruction/directs the tasks of Police Communications Operators on a shift.
- Updates communications reference materials.
- Prepares detailed records and reports in a timely manner.
- Contacts issuing police agencies by telephone or teletype to confirm warrants.
Education and Experience
A high school diploma or equivalent and at least three years of experience with a public safety communications center; supplemented by three years of experience or training as a supervisor of a public safety communications center or any equivalent combination of education, training and appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute as an equivalent rate for the required experience. Proficiency in typing, State certification on the NCIC/FCIC computer system are required within six months of employment, and Florida Department of Health E911 Telecommunicator certification required.
Licensure and Certification
State certification on the NCIC/FCIC computer system, and Florida Department of Health E911 Telecommunicator certification required.
This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.
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