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The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes. To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.
 
Title Communications Operator, Regular Full-time
Job ID 12-64
Job Status Regular Full-time
Employment Group CUPE 825 (Police)
# of Vacancies One (1)
Posting Period August 28 - September 4, 2012
Position Overview Reporting to the Watch Commander in the Police department, the Communication Operator accurately collects information, prioritizes and determines the best course of action to take in handling emergency calls. 
 
Responsibilities
This position will maintain contact with officers on patrol and other departmental staff. The Communication Operator will ensure all calls/emergencies are answered, documented and updated. This position will maintain a communication link with the patrol officers to provide a critical link in potentially difficult situations. The Communication Operator will also provide after hour front counter duties by receiving general inquiries and monitoring security system cameras and alarms for the facility.  Other related duties may be required.
 
Requirements

This position will be required to work a variety of shifts that included days and nights.

 

Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced police records check. Please submit your online application by the posting close date.

 

Basic Qualifications
  • Grade 12 plus a minimum of one year of related experience supplemented with a College Dispatcher Program Certificate
  • CPIC Operators Course as well as experience with Police CAD and Prime-BC applications
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service
  • Stong listening and communication skills
  • Ability to utililize sound judgment and make independent decisions

 

Branch/Location Office Police Department
City Port Moody
State/Province British Columbia [BC]
Compensation - Hourly $29.87 - $32.15
Compensation & Benefits Overview The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers an excellent benefits package as well as professional development opportunities.
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