Sheriff Security Transport 1
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January 27, 2014
Sheriff, Security and Transport 1
Justice and Solicitor General
Looking to contribute to the safety of your community? Support the safety needs of the Alberta Sheriffs as well as other Solicitor General partners with a challenging position in the Sheriff's Communication Centre. We are seeking energetic, organized, and diligent individuals to provide radio and information-based support to Alberta Sheriffs as well as Solicitor General partners.
The SOCC is a 24/7 operation and is responsible for dispatching patrol Sheriffs on Government Centre grounds for assistance and emergency situations, monitoring the CCTV cameras for Government Centre and the Government House, and the New Federal Building. Officer Safety Tags (OSTs) are also monitored by SOCC for not only sheriffs but for other agencies such as probation and corrections whenever the need is identified. Additionally, the SOCC monitors on a 24/7 basis approximately 1200 alarm accounts, including government buildings and private residences for members of the Government of Alberta.
The SOCC is further responsible for the monitoring of CPIC requests for several peace officer agencies as well as warrant maintenance for the Traffic Sheriff's pre-integration with the RCMP and suspensions for Community Peace Officers. This position works within applicable legislation, policies & procedures, the Criminal Code, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and all provincial and federal statutes.
The Communication Officer is responsible for the daily operations within the SOCC. Responsibilities include dispatching sheriff escort services, monitoring and assisting correctional escort services, evaluating requests for prisoner pick-ups and transfers from provincial and federal corrections and outside law enforcement agencies by using a computer aided dispatch system while utilizing associated components such as i/Request, i/Dispatcher and Mobile for Public Safety and maintaining constant monitoring of transport vehicles for optimal officer safety.
Communication Officers perform vital tasks that link Sheriffs and Solicitor General partners to emergency assistance, database information, and support services therefore you must have exceptional keyboarding skills. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are applied when dealing with complaints and inquiries from the general public and government employees/partners on security related matters. You must be able to handle stress and be able to multi-task, changing priorities as issues arise. Communication Officers must maintain a high standard of deportment and attendance as well as enjoy working as a member of a team which is vital.
A post-secondary one year certificate in a related field is required. Preference will be given to those with experience working in a radio dispatching, telecommunications, alarm and/or control room environment. Preference will also be given to those who have experience working within an information technology environment. Knowledge of CPIC/queries course, familiarity with Lennel systems, Manitou Bold Systems, CAD systems, and the UL 198 -Central-Station Automation Systems will be considered an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
Must be certified in First Aid and CPR. A Criminal Record Check will be required and successful candidates will be fingerprinted for enhanced security clearance requirements.
$22.84 - $27.86 per hour
Shift work is a requirement of this position. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Please submit your application online by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button below. Only one file can be uploaded. Please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID ON YOUR RESUME. Applicants can track competition status online.
If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID number to:
Human Resource Services, Attention: Raelene Steinke, 9th Floor John E. Brownlee Bldg., 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 3W7 or Fax: (780) 644-1395. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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