|Title||Law Enforcement Dispatcher (class Title: Regional Duty Officer) - 76000523|
|Company||The State of Florida|
Requisition No: 210962
Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle
Working Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT DISPATCHER (CLASS TITLE: REGIONAL DUTY OFFICER)76000523
Position Number: 76000523
Salary: $29,640.00 Annually
Posting Closing Date: 08/03/2020
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
Division of Florida Highway Patrol
Tallahassee Regional Communications Center
*Open Competitive Advertisement*
In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history. Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.
LAW ENFORCEMENT DISPATCHER (REGIONAL DUTY OFFICER)
$26,676.00 Annually (For non 911PST certified applicants.)
$29,640.00 Annually (For 911PST certified applicants.)
Contact Person: Deborah Brierton, (850) 245-1422
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.
Our Benefits include
To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at: flhsmv.gov/careers.
Description of Job
Law Enforcement Dispatchers, also known as Regional Duty Officers, are the vital link between the public and law enforcement and are crucial to maintaining public safety. Law Enforcement Dispatchers monitor law enforcement safety and provide assistance by receiving calls from the public and dispatching troopers to crashes and other state law enforcement officers to other calls for service. The job entails working 40 hours per week, rotating days and shifts covering weekdays, weekends, holidays and emergency situations to provide coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This is a responsible position requiring independent decision making and the ability to monitor and operate the two-way radio system, Computer Aided Dispatch system, NCIC/FCIC computer terminal (i.e. teletype) and telephone while composing and disseminating of information through these communications systems to agency personnel, other law enforcement agencies and the public while maintaining accurate records as required by the agency, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Individuals with the ability to remain calm, professional and even-tempered during emergency situations are necessary for this challenging yet rewarding career.
Incumbents of this position are required to be 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator (PST) certified within 12 months of the date of hire. Selected candidates who do not hold a valid Florida 911PST certification at the time of hire will be hired at a rate of $26,676.00 annually and placed in “trainee” status. Upon certification, incumbents will receive the base salary of $29,640.00 and be placed in probationary status.
For more information related to the 911 Public Safety Telecommunicator Program, click here.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Job Related Requirements
The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.
Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI.
The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months. Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.
HSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.
is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
We are committed to following all protective and safe-distancing guidelines required by local & state authorities in response to COVID-19.
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