Communications Operator 2

City of Coquitlam

Communications Operator 2

Regular Full Time
(3 Vacancies)

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality 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.

Our Coquitlam RCMP detachment is currently recruiting to fill three (3) regular-full time Communications Operator 2 vacancies.  In each of these regular full-time positions, 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). 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. Considerable knowledge of police radio protocols, computer operation, local geography, and RCMP processes is required. Police dispatching experience is considered an asset. High school diploma and courses in keyboarding are essential. Additional courses in Criminology, Psychology, Public Safety Communications, Conflict Resolution, and Crisis Intervention are an asset.  Ability to obtain and maintain RCMP Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance is required.

In addition to CUPE hourly rate of $30.33 - $35.68 (2020 rates) and benefits package, you can anticipate a lively, fast-paced environment plus opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Please apply online by 5 p.m. January 24, 2020 at 

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.

Organization: City of Coquitlam

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Police Services,Emergency Communications
Posted: January 6, 2020, 10:28 am
Expires: January 24, 2020, 5:00 pm

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