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The City of Albany is looking for qualified applicants who are interested in a fast-paced, rewarding career as a Public Safety Dispatcher. The job classification for this position falls under the Communication Clerk job description with the City. This position offers you a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the ability to be a part of a cohesive team environment.
A Dispatcher I is a civilian employee of the Police Department who performs a variety of tasks in the Department’s Support Services Division. The Dispatcher I receives incoming calls for police assistance and response; acts as a primary Dispatcher when appropriate; performs a variety of general support duties related to police communications; completes a wide variety of general clerical duties.
The Dispatcher I duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Under general supervision, the Clinical Supervisor plans, organizes, participates in and oversees the clinical work and clinical staff of Youth and Family Services, including coordinating crisis and counseling intervention services, providing technical expertise, guidance and supervision for clinical staff, administering the clinical intern program, and performing related duties as required.
Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Under general supervision, the Public Safety Dispatcher receives emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatches police and fire units or other public safety personnel; performs data entry and other clerical duties; and performs related work as assigned.
- Basic law enforcement terminology, rules and procedures.
- Modern office methods and procedures, equipment and filing systems.
Ability or Skill to:
The Coordinator is responsible for providing the highest quality of guest service to all visitors. The Coordinator will be responsible for administrative duties and assist at various City facilities, as assigned. In addition, the Coordinator will monitor facility rentals and support the special events. This is potentially a year around part time position.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (This is a general description of duties and is not all-inclusive)