UCIPD is looking for highly qualified candidates for the position of Public Safety Dispatcher to work in a challenging, rewarding environment. The UCI Police Department supports a culturally rich and diverse Campus and Medical Center, and the Public Safety Dispatcher, as an integral part UCIPD, is a vital link between these communities and the police officer in the field. Dispatchers answer emergency (9-1-1) and routine calls and must be able to determine and dispatch the proper resources via the radio or telephone. Dispatchers operate numerous automated, law enforcement and University systems quickly, accurately, and often concurrently.
The ideal candidate for Public Safety Dispatcher is highly motivated and able to quickly learn radio codes, procedures, multiple computer systems and complex databases. The Public Safety Dispatcher has the ability to listen actively, prioritize, and communicate clearly while remaining calm under stressful circumstances. If you possess these qualities and are looking for an exciting career, come join our team!