Dispatcher/Communications Officer

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission   Hood River, OR   Full-time     Law Enforcement / Security
Posted on June 2, 2022
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Columbia River Inter-Tribal Police dispatchers are based in Hood River, Oregon and are the communication link for all incoming communications to the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Police Department (CRITPD). Dispatchers are directly responsible for the operation of all office radio communications and telephone equipment, they monitor patrol officer activities, and answer incoming emergency calls for service, business, and assistance calls. The position works rotating shifts to support the round the clock police service provided by the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Police Department.

Essential Job Functions:  

  1. Responsible for CRITPD radio communications and all incoming business calls, calls for assistance, dispatching officers to complaints, disturbances, and general assistance to the public or other police agencies.
  2. Responsible for secretarial, receptionist and general office duties, and maintaining accurate radio, telephone and department logs.
  3. Operate and maintain all office equipment associated with dispatch responsibilities; radio system, computer system and printers, fax machine, postage meter, phone system, copier and LEDS and know when to report system problems.
  4. Have a working knowledge of the CRITFC Personnel Policy Manual, Lexipol Policies, Department Operations Manual and the Communications Division Procedures as well as a general knowledge of the applicable tribal, inter-tribal, state/federal laws, resolutions and procedures pertaining to fishing and related activities on the Columbia River, reading and maintaining all current and updated information.
  5. Work rotating shifts and emergency coverage as assigned.
  6. Maintain LEDS, CJIS Security and First-aid/CPR certification.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned.

Classification: Regular, Full-time. Location: Hood River, Oregon. Closing date: Open Until Filled.  Please visit our jobs board to apply,