Montclair State University

  • Dispatcher

    Job Locations US-NJ-Montclair
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
    University Police
  • Overview

    Under direction of a Sergeant or Patrol Officer at Montclair State University Police Department, during an assigned tour of duty, provides assistance and protection to persons and property in and about state owned and leased buildings, office grounds, and parking areas; maintains orderly conditions, and takes the measures required to assure observance of law; does related work as required.



    • Gives assistance when accidents or illness occur in emergencies; summons physicians, the fire department, and/or police as may be required.
    • Directs callers to the reception desk or to other locations, and provides desired information to callers in accordance with established procedures.
    • Notes and reports conditions which constitute dangers and hazards, and takes the actions necessary to assure orderly and safe conditions; sees that established safety regulations are observed.
    • Takes appropriate actions as to suspicious persons and conditions, and reports significant actions, occurrences, and conditions.
    • Refers/dispatches officers to complaints involving misconduct, suspicious behavior, illegal activities, and other matters within the province of police operations and prepares reports thereon.
    • Obtains, records, and properly uses needed equipment, materials, and supplies.
    • Prepares simple but clear, accurate, informative, and legible reports.
    • Utilizes various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Management retains the right to add or change job duties at any time.



    • Graduation from high school or vocational school or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate.
      Possession of a valid New Jersey driver’s license.


    • Flexibility to work outside of regular hours of operation (weekends, holidays and various shifts).

    *NOTE: This is non-competitive civil service position.


    Salary Range I13: $36,932.40-$51,727.86
    *NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission's formula. Salaries for external candidates are determined up to no more than $41,864.22.


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