Dispatch Supervisor

University of California Los Angeles, CA
Requisition Number: 27699 Job Title: PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER, SUPERVISOR Working Title: Dispatch Supervisor Salary: $23.04 - $45.54 hourly Job Type: Career Department Name: 3365-POLICE DEPARTMENT Department Website URL: www.ucpd.ucla.edu Job Summary Statement: Under the direction of the Communications Manager, provide direct supervision to Dispatchers on assigned shifts. Interface with appropriate shift supervisory personnel from each external agency, internal division, and campus partner served by the Communications Center to assure quality of service and to deal with current operational problems. Perform the function of a Dispatcher. Oversee and conduct the training of Dispatchers on assigned shifts, and provide periodic reviews of trained Dispatchers. Assist the Communications Manager with assuring the smooth and efficient operation of dispatching personnel, systems and hardware to meet the emergency response needs of UCLA, its community, and associated property and personnel. Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 6:00 am Shift End: 6:00 pm Qualifications for Position

10 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred

Possess all skills, knowledge, and abilities required for the Public Safety Dispatcher position.


Demonstrated skill in supervision (at the Lead, Trainer or Supervisor level), including the ability to train, supervise, discipline, and evaluate communications personnel.


Ability to communicate in oral and written form to give direction, train, explain, and/or represent the Communications Center in the role of a Supervisor.


Detailed current (within most recent 2 years) knowledge of relevant federal, state, system, and departmental laws, rules, guidelines, practices, and terminology regarding police dispatching, sufficient to train, supervise and evaluate dispatching personnel, and explain to, instruct, and counsel police personnel.


Ability to delegate tasks and duties on a situational or long term basis to better organize workflow and accomplish objectives in an efficient manner.


Ability to maintain equanimity in the face of hostility, distraction, and emergent circumstances to provide calm, reasoned, and efficient leadership and service under stress.


Ability to respond to and resolve difficult and/or sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints in a manner that adheres to legal requirements and departmental policy while providing excellent customer service.


Confirmed knowledge (through possession of California POST Public Safety Dispatcher training certificate) of CA Police Officer Standards and Training basic Public Safety Dispatcher skills.


At least 5 years of active experience performing the duties of a Police Dispatcher or higher level position in a Police Dispatch Center.


Basic knowledge of English language, math, and other analytical skills as evidenced by possession of a high school degree, GED, or equivalent, to be able to transcribe information, produce reports, analyze situations and potential outcomes and interact with an educated client base.

Required Additional Posting InformationBargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 05-01-2018 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=72878 Special Instructions: Contact information: Number of Positions: 1 Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC PolicyConflict of Interest: N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record: Position is subject to the California DMV's "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record. E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check. CANRA:

Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse". Other Special Employment Requirements: Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.

Pre-employment Physical: Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination. Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.

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