|Department:||Tribal Police Department|
|Contact Name:||Karen Williams|
|Date Posted:||Jul 13, 2021|
This postion performs a full range of radio and telephone operational duties in the Police Department, which is a 24/7/365 day operation, for the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas.
Operate radio consoles (Police 1 & Police 2), Computer Aided Dispatch, Police Department's RMS, Texas Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center (TCIC/NCIC), Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunication System (TLETS), and Department Mobile Data Terminals (MDT)'s.
Receive emergency and/or non emergency calls from the public requesting police assistance.
Maintain contact with all units on assignment, including status and location of police officers, and other public safety personnel.
Enter and retrieve information quickly from a variety of local and automated law enforcement systems.
Receive requests for information reguarding vehicle registration, driving records and warrants and provide pertinent data.
Monitor several complex radio frequencies.
Provide the public with basic safeguard instructions in dangerous conditions prior to arrival of trained police personnel.
Processes and evaluates information received, prioritizes calls and dispatches required units and/or agencies.
Monitors and coordinates police unit activity and assignments via police radio frequencies and MDT's.
Utilizes technology such as computers, radio systems, telephones, fax
Creates and maintains automated logs of public safety communications
Accesses and enters sensitive data in local/state/national databases as
Knowledge of computer technology and equipment.
Knowledge of law enforcement terminology and procedures.
Must have satisfactorily completed the Texas Department of Public
Safety's Basic Telecommunication course.
Must be thoroughly familiar with communications systems and dispatching
procedures as well as all applicable Department policies and procedures.
Requires excellent verbal and writing skills.
Requires attaining and maintaining certifications for access into local,
state, and national criminal history databases and associated law
enforcement telecommunications system.
Skill in multi-tasking - coordinating simultaneous mental, manual and
Skill in operating a variety of communications equipment effectively, such
as two-way radios and telephone equipment.
Skill in reading and interpreting maps to determine locations and
Ability to handle stressful situations and deal with the public both
courteously and professionally.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of individuals
utilizing tact and diplomacy.
Able to work rotating shift assignments and overtime as required, which
may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to frequently sit, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, lift and/or move
Ability to successfully complete certification training courses for
Must not pose a direct threat to the health and safety of self or to others
High school graduation, or its equivalent; at least 19 years of age; experience in
law enforcement communications preferred; must be a U.S. Citizen; must have a
valid Texas Driver's License with a good driving record; must pass a background
check and all additional pre-service tests; completion of certification courses for
using the Federal Bureau of Investigations' (FBI) National Crime Information
Center/Texas Crime Information Center (NCIC/TCIC) and the Texas Law
Enforcement Telecommunication System (TLETS) is preferred, but not required