Communications Operators

City of Coquitlam

Communications Operators

Auxiliary/Temporary Part-time/On-Call
Serve on the frontlines of civilian police work – Coquitlam RCMP Detachment

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in B.C. with home to more than 140,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through development of our green spaces, arts & culture, urban design 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.

The City of Coquitlam is looking to hire auxiliary Communications Operators to complement existing staffing levels. If you are interested in civilian police work, this may be the job for you! In this position, you will work in the Police Operational Communications Center. You will operate police communications equipment to determine call priority, respond to 911 emergency/non-emergency calls, control deployment and dispatch police in response to calls for service. Accuracy of work is key in taking reports and creating files.

To be successful, you will need to be familiar with the Criminal Code of Canada, the Motor Vehicle Act, and other appropriate by-laws and regulations; considerable knowledge is required of police radio, computer operation and RCMP processes. You have a minimum high school diploma, courses in computer keyboarding and dispatcher experience. Poised and tactful in stressful situations, you possess sound judgment as well as excellent listening, communication and decision-making skills. Must obtain and maintain an Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance.

In addition to a CUPE hourly rate of $24.81 - $34.29 and 12% in lieu of benefits, you can anticipate a lively, fast-paced environment plus opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Please apply online 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.

Location: Coquitlam, BC.

Region: Lower Mainland

Professional Category(s): Emergency Communications.

Posted: February 27, 2018, 2:54 pm

Expires: August 28, 2018, 4:30 pm

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