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Public Safety Student Dispatcher

MUST BE WILLING TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS (INCLUDING DAYS), FALL, SPRING, AND SUMMER, HOLIDAYS, ALL SCHOOL BREAKS! ONLY THOSE APPLICANTS WILL BE CONSIDERED 

To dispatch the University of Tennessee at Martin Police Department and other Response Units to the correct location with accurate and adequate information once a call for service/assistance is known to exist. To save lives and minimize property damage by dispatching units in a timely and accurate manner. 

Dispatcher Duties:
Monitor all equipment in the Dispatch Office and Lobby Area and ensure that everything is in operational conditions at all times, Receive and record, as necessary, information from people via radio, telephone, in person, mail, computer, etc., Dispatch pertinent information to the appropriate response units as needed, in a timely manner, Maintain accurate, up to date, and complete records through the department’s various forms of information storage banks – Ex. Primis, Lost and Found Log, etc., Maintain a professional and efficient working environment, Act as a receptionist for the department and provide information to persons as necessary Act as an operator for the university, Be extremely knowledgeable of the dispatcher policies and procedures and ensure that they can perform the duties detailed therein; and Be a Great Representative for the University of Tennessee at all Times.