Communications Officer Recruitment Information
Department: University Police
Job Category: Classified Staff
Role (State) Job Title: Emergency Coordinator I
Working Title: University Police
Job Type: Full-Time
Working Hours: Rotating
Location: Fairfax, VA
George Mason University, University Police Department invites applications for the position of Communications Officer.
Must be able to: work with a minimum of supervision, meet and assist the public, and have the ability to multitask in a very busy police communications center.
Applicant should have a good radio voice and have the ability to handle stress under emergency situations. This position requires applicant to work rotating shifts. Applicant must be able to pass an extensive background investigation and be able to attend and successfully complete an 80-hour police communications course at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy. Applicant must also become certified and maintain National Crime Information Center/Virginia Crime Information Network certification.
Experience in the operation of computers using various police software packages and Windows, the ability to type 30-35 words per minute is required. High school, or equivalency, is required. Previous experience desired, but not required.