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JOB VACANCY # JV 2022-02 Part-Time Relief Video Monitor

 

 

THE POSITION OF:                        Relief Video Monitor

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:            Police/Special Services

CLASSIFICATION:                         Part-Time

STARTING RATE:                          $15.00/hour

POSTING DATE:                             January 14, 2022

 

Qualified, interested candidates must submit an employment application and a current resume

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Maintains constant surveillance of the City cameras within the Video Safety Unit
  • Alerts police to suspicious activity and crimes in progress.
  • Operates all surveillance camera equipment, including but not limited to Video Monitors, Computers, Digital Recorders, Cameras and Controllers.
  • Interacts with police officers, investigators, and District Attorney Staff in securing video for investigation and evidence.
  • Maintains professional demeanor and attitude.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of Police Department and Video Safety Unit.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

Educational/Experience Requirements:

 

  • Must successfully pass background check by Police Department.
  • Must have High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as an office assistant, telecommunicator, dispatcher/call taker or similar position in an office or public safety environment.
  • Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be able to operate all video equipment with proficiency including keyboards, joysticks, printers, and computer mouse.
  • Must be able to multi-task, such as observing numerous video monitors while relaying timely and accurate information via dispatch radio and telephone.
  • Must be able to keep calm and set priorities in emergency situations.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of the City including street names, locations, and directions.
  • Must meet training milestones within reasonable timeframe.
  • Emergency response experience and public safety experience preferred.

Must be able to work any shift between 7:00 AM and 3:00 AM

 

This is a Part-time (up to 28 hours per week)

 

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