Security & Law Enforcement
Part Time
Position Objectives: Answers telephone calls made to 9-1-1 emergency and non-emergency phone lines to determine if the call requires Police, Fire, EMS or other agency response. Provides appropriate information or assistance as required by the nature of the call. Utilizes technical software applications for call answering, entering, assigning, and announcing via radio equipment. Utilizes mapping technologies from phone equipment and Computer Aided Dispatch (C.A.D.) to ensure calls are entered timely and accurately. Prioritizes and dispatches appropriate resources for Police, Fire and EMS operations. Refers reports and/or complaints to either agency by trunked radio or telephone. Provides supplemental information to Police, Fire and EMS staff as needed. Documents updates and/or changes in the computer-aided dispatch system as required. After EMD (Emergency Medical Dispatcher) certified, provides pre-arrival medical instructions to citizens on the telephone in life or death situations before paramedics arrive at location; relays patient status as needed and/or relays advice among the caller and responding units per APCO International Emergency Medical Dispatch protocols. Conducts computer searches through local, state, and national databases for possible wanted persons or stolen property, and provides information to the requesting officer. Confirms stolen property or wanted/missing persons, enters data into T.C.I.C./N.C.I.C. as requested and sends and receives teletypes. Compiles and enters data for various daily reports required by the department and records information in computer systems maintained for Police, Fire and EMS staff. Documents problems, changes form for input to data base, and ensures information is updated and equipment is properly working at all times. Assists with training and/or cross-training of other employees. Monitors emergency equipment such as the radio alarms, crime fighting technologies, weather monitors, security cameras, and inter-city Police/Fire radio frequencies. Performs duties required by accreditation process.
JOB DUTIES: Answer busy telephones during emergency situations and receive pertinent information for immediate dissemination to police units in the field Dispatch police and other public safety personnel to emergency and non-emergency calls for service Closely monitor radio traffic in the event additional assistance is required by assigned field personnel Maintain accurate, detailed logs of field personnel’s locations, times and other information for immediate or future use Serve as the department’s emergency communications link to other police agencies during critical situations Receive, assist and direct walk-in complainants at the police department facility Ensure that any telephone messages received through the dispatch office are documented and forwarded to the intended recipient Operate T.C.I.C./N.C.I.C. computer terminals for queries and data entry and deletion, as needed Operate radio equipment to di patch Police, Fire and E.M.S. personnel, as needed Operate video / audio monitoring equipment Maintain detailed documentation on calls for service dispatched or any other information that may be received through the dispatch office Operate Computer Aided Dispatch computer terminals Accept monetary payments in the form of a money order, for municipal fines and issue accurate receipts to violators for such fines Performs other duties as directed by the Chief of Police or his designee
Part Time
League City
This is a volunteer, unpaid position.
The Volunteer Firefighter protects the community in a wide range of emergency situations. The Volunteer Firefighter may be called upon to deliver fire suppression, emergency medical assistance, rescue, hazardous material responses, public education and other various duties as assigned.
Example of Duties/Essential Functions: Responds to fire alarms and extinguishes fire Responds to calls for medical assists Responds to and renders assistance in emergency cases; Cleans and inspects equipment and apparatus after returning from a fire; Inspects equipment and apparatus and notifies chain of command of any defects; Makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus, performs routine preventative maintenance tasks, and keeps records of such action; Keeps fire station, equipment and grounds in a clean and orderly condition; Participates in training activities and instruction sessions; Acquires and retains a thorough knowledge of the City, including streets, buildings, water supply, unusual hazards and related items; Performs various public information or education tasks; Enters inspection, training and (on occasion) and fire calls into the records management system Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City and Department policies and procedures; Works with other City departments on a daily basis  Other Duties and Responsibilities: May respond to emergency calls for specialized service such as hazardous materials, confined spaces rescue, extrication and technical rescues that include high angle, below grade, swift water, trench and collapse rescues; May respond to non-emergency calls providing a wide rang of public service activities May be assigned other duties by Fire Administration Staff
Full Time
$18.48 to $23.00 / hr
Communications Officers shall be responsible for the operation of the communication center. These duties include but not limited to receiving and transmitting messages via radio, telephone and teletype; receiving emergency calls for service and dispatching calls for service. Multi-tasking skills are a necessity and applicants must have effective verbal communications skills. This position is in an emergency operations environment and applicants are required to work shift work. Applicants must be flexible in their ability to work different shifts and to respond to work on short notice when emergency situations arise.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The listed duties are essential job functions that the position has been created to perform. The list of duties is not exhaustive.  The employee may be called upon to perform any task that is implied from the listed duties or is within the scope of the job summary.
Professionally answer telephone calls and visitors. Route, respond or receive information as needed per policy. Provide information when appropriate. Handle all emergency calls for service, in accordance with policy, while maintaining other duties simultaneously. Receive and transmit appropriate verbal communications via radio as per department and FCC policies. Maintain contact with field units at all times. Maintain contact with other agencies as needed. Receive, transmit and record data via computer terminals accurately. Utilize numerous terminals/keyboards simultaneously. Utilize terminals as an information source. Document radio, telephone, arrest activities, etc. as required. Ensure all documents are accurately completed in a timely manner and secured for permanent record, as required by department, FCC and TCIC policies. Utilize numerous forms of resource materials as needed (computers, books, logs, etc.) to assist officers and detectives duties and I dispatching calls. Keep TCIC/NCIC books and other reference materials up-to date. Type new lists as needed. Type, sort, alphabetize, file and retrieve forms from filing cabinets as needed to ensure proper operations of communications center and for security of paperwork per TCIC policy. Troubleshoot basic problems on equipment in dispatch and ensure all equipment is continually operating properly according to department. FCC and TCIC policies. Ensure all needed supervisors/technicians are immediately notified of needed repairs. Perform light cleaning in office. Clean counters computer screens and keyboards and take out trash. Change out and properly dispose of shredder bag.