Seminole Tribe of Florida

Tampa, FL

Dispatcher

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time

Job Description

The incumbent in this position is responsible for performing non-sworn police work and support duties such as public safety dispatch, community relations and property and evidence operations. The incumbent in this position handles inquiries involving police and public safety emergencies within the jurisdiction of all Seminole Tribe of Florida Reservations. The individual monitors several complex public safety radio frequencies; receives emergency and routine calls for service; dispatches police, fire and emergency medical units as necessary. Operates computer-aided dispatch system; makes inquiries and entries through local, state and federal information computer systems. The incumbent receives requests for information regarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants, and provides pertinent data. High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required. Prior experience working as dispatcher is preferred. Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License is required. Must have the ability to coordinate emergency responses during a crisis and maintain calm during situations is required. Ability to read and interpret maps and Global Position Systems (GPS) is required. Must have the ability to communicate effectively and to listen and speak to people by radio and phone, often in some state of distress, is required. Demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must demonstrate proficiency utilizing Microsoft software packages. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays and be on call 24/7.

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