ALASKA STATE TROOPERS
1979 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, ALASKA 99709
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Updated: July 21, 2022
Position Title: Emergency Services Dispatcher 1
Salary Information: $26.74 hourly
Alaska State Troopers Emergency Services is currently accepting apllications for Emergency Services Dispatcher 1
Benefit Information: The following information describes typical benefits available to employees of the State of Alaska. Actual benefits received may differ by bargaining unit or branch of government, position type, or be prorated for other than full time work.For a quick breakdown of the insurance, health, and retirement benefits available for State Employees you can view an orientation video from Division of Retirement and Benefits. (Please note this video is specifically designed for new State Employees.)Insurance Benefits
Optional Insurance Benefits
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Paid Leave & Other Benefits
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Candidate Contact PersonErika BishopEmergency Dispatch Supervisor907firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOINGResponsible for overall supervision of subordinate dispatch personnel. Provide and oversee training. Plan work assignments. Requires full knowledge and ability to perform all duties of subordinates which would include the support of field enforcement units to carry out their responsibilities and the statutory responsibilities of the Department of Public Safety. Emergency Services Dispatchers provide both emergency and non-emergency dispatching/communication services for airports, State and local law enforcement agencies, fire departments, emergency medical services, and the public to minimize the loss of life and property.OUR ORGANIZATION, MISSION, AND CULTUREThe Department of Public Safety (DPS) strives to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. As a member of DPS, you would be instrumental in ensuring this mission is met by providing direct support for law enforcement activities.THE BENEFITS OF JOINING OUR TEAMAs a member of one of the most unique law enforcement agencies in the nation, you will be part of a team that embraces the core values of loyalty, integrity, courage, compassion, leadership, and accountability as they serve Alaska. In this fast-paced environment, you will work with a phenomenal team of professionals, both civilian and commissioned.WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The Department of Public Safety strives to preserve the peace, enforce the law, prevent and detect crime, and protect life and property. All positions support or carry out the Department's mission. If our mission interests you and this position embodies your strengths, please consider joining our team.
City/County/Area Information: THE WORKING CONDITIONS YOU CAN EXPECTThis Emergency Services Dispatcher 2 position is based in Fairbanks located at 1979 Peger Road, Fairbanks, Alaska. The work environment is fast paced and is located in a secure space.
Citizenship Required: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Prior Experience: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Two years of work experience. This experience must include six months of experience that entails clerical tasks such as greeting clients, answering phones, typing, filing, sorting mail, entering data, receiving payments, making change, or maintaining logs.
The ability to type a net speed of 30 words per minute with no more than three errors per minute.
Any combination of education from an accredited college (three semester hours or four quarter hours equal one month of experience), vocational education (150 hours equal one month of experience), and/or work experience that may substitute for up to 18 months of non-specific work experience.
Applications will be reviewed to determine if minimum qualifications are met. Therefore, all work experience the applicant is using to meet minimum qualifications for this position must be documented in the application package. Please include the employer’s name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether the employment was full or part-time. Applicants who submit application packages that do not provide sufficient information to demonstrate minimum qualifications are met may not advance in the selection process.
Necessary Certifications: TYPING TEST
A typing test certificate must be submitted with the application.
Please be aware – this position requires the use of the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN). A security clearance issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS) is necessary to use APSIN. DPS will deny security clearance for any applicant who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor in this state or another jurisdiction, or who may be a fugitive from justice. Additionally, security clearance will be withdrawn if DPS discovers that material information was falsified or omitted at the time of the initial application for security clearance.
Additional Requirements: BACKGROUND CHECK
This position requires the incumbent to submit to a fingerprint based criminal history background check. Due to the sensitive nature of this position, and required access to APSIN, an applicant with criminal convictions will not move forward in the selection process.
If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or within 48 hours of the close of this recruitment to the person listed.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements, if applicable. If utilizing this education you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. state university reports the other institution as one who transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the state university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
EEO Statement: EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at the address above. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.
WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to email@example.com.
Other Considerations: SPECIAL NOTE
Specific positions in this job class may require incumbents to be Emergency Medical, Police, or Firefighting Dispatch certified.
Shift work may be required.
A background investigation will be required upon initial employment.
This job class requires individuals to multitask and maintain emotional control and composure to work effectively during emergencies, crisis situations, and/or extremely stressful conditions.