Public Safety Officer / DPS Dispatcher

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Public Safety Officer / DPS Dispatcher

Type: Staff

Requisition No: 17-067

Active Since: June 13, 2017

Starting Compensation: $12.96 to $16.20 per hour, commensurate with experience

Hours: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. On call weekdays as needed.

Percentage FTE: 40%

Department: Public Safety

Location: SCC


St. Charles Community College is seeking a part-time Public Safety Officer / Police Dispatcher who will be responsible for answering the Department of Public Safety (DPS) dispatch phone and emergency phones and will dispatch DPS Officers on calls for service. This position will write incident reports, handle the text message notification, handle lost and found items, and will respond to emergency situations. The Public Safety Officer/Dispatcher will monitor buildings and parking, monitor fire and burglar alarms, and video equipment. The Public Safety Officer/Dispatcher locks and unlocks buildings, provides assistance to students, faculty, staff, and visitors as requested and during emergency situations, and maintains logs and information to prepare reports as required. The Public Safety Officer/Dispatcher assists in the adherence of College Safety and Emergency Preparedness Plans and assists in the training of employees regarding the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Plans.


High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be at least 21 years of age. Knowledge of public safety techniques and a minimum of one year, relevant full-time experience as a security officer or security-related position. Experience with a college or multi-building site is preferred. Will make use of security related equipment such as walkie-talkie, flashlights, batons, and handcuffs. The incumbent will also become involved with fire and burglar alarms and other video, safety and protective equipment. St. Charles County security license, ASP Baton Training Certificate. Training Certificates for use of handcuffs, pepper spray, batons, AEDs, and First Responder. Certified police academy training preferred. Valid Class A, B, C, or E Driver’s License required.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.


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