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    Police Dispatcher - Part Time

    The TRITON COLLEGE POLICE DEPARTMENT accepts applications on an on-going basis. As positions become available, a new recruitment cycle begins with applications already on file. One is encouraged to submit an application at any time during the year.

    Primary Duties: Receives in-coming telephone, walk-in, and radio communications and screens, direct, dispatches and documents calls.

    Other Duties:
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    Monitors and responds to alarms (burglary and fire), data transmissions, and police/fire communications.
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    Performs clerical duties, such as filling out reports, maintaining daily blotters and logs, and maintaining state mandated files.
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    Operates the following types of equipment: telephones, police radios, dictaphone recorder, burglary and fire alarm systems, public address system, typewriter, computers, etc.

    Qualifications:
       • 18 years of age or older
       • High school diploma or GED
       • Must pass written polygraph and psychological tests
       • Subject to background investigation, oral interview and drug screening
       • Must pass Law Enforcement Agencies Data Systems test
       • Prior dispatching experience preferred but not required
       • Must be computer literate
       • Must have a clear speaking voice and the ability to interact with people
       • Must possess the ability to remain calm in a fast paced environment and in high stress situations
       • Particularly interested in people willing to commit one year of service or more with TCPD

    Starting Pay: The salary is $10 per hour upon successful completion of the probationary period and L.E.A.D.S. certification. $8.25 per hour to start.

    Benefits: In-district or out-of-district students will receive one class with reduced tuition rates. Out-of-district students will receive in-district tuition rates.

    Hours: Primarily looking for applicants who are available to work weekend shifts. This shall include overnight shifts and/or holidays from time to time. The working shifts at TCPD are as follows: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. / 3 p.m.-11 p.m. / 11 p.m.-7 a.m.

    Contact the Triton College Police Department at (708) 456-6911 to request an application or visit or write us at:
    Triton College Police Department
    2000 North Fifth Avenue
    Building N
    River Grove, IL 60171