New Job Communication Operator 2 In British Columbia

Communication Operator 2
Communication Operator 2

Communication Operator 2

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $31.56–$37.12 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description


Regular Full-Time and Auxiliary

One of BC’s Top Employers, the City of Coquitlam offers meaningful career opportunities to make a difference within the local community. As the sixth largest city in BC, we are home to more than 150,000 residents. Our diverse municipality is a great place to work as it continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre. We envision a bright future in Coquitlam that we hope includes you!

We are looking for two Regular Full Time Communications Operator 2’s to join our police communications centre. In the regular full-time position, you will work as part of a team on 12-hour rotating shifts in a Police Operational Communications Centre (2 day shifts and 2 night shifts, followed by 4 days off). Auxiliary positions are also available for those interested in casual Communications Operator work.

As a Communications Operator 2 you will operate police communications equipment to determine call priority, respond to 911 emergency and non-emergency calls from the public, and control deployment and dispatch of police in response to calls for service. Accuracy of work is key in taking reports and creating files.

Poised and tactful in stressful situations, you possess sound judgement as well as excellent listening, communication, and decision-making skills. Previous police dispatching experience is essential, along with considerable knowledge of police radio protocols, computer operation, local geography, and RCMP processes. High school diploma and courses in keyboarding are required. Additional courses in Criminology, Psychology, Public Safety Communications, Conflict Resolution, or Crisis Intervention are an asset. Ability to obtain and maintain RCMP Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance is required.

In addition to a CUPE hourly rate of $31.56 - $37.12 and benefits package, you can anticipate a lively, fast-paced environment plus opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Good people make Coquitlam great, sign up for career alerts through our recruitment portal to stay up to date about opportunities within our team, or follow us on LinkedIn to learn more about how #YouCouldWorkHere too!

Please apply online at by 11:55 pm on January 20, 2023

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.