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Public Safety - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22005453)


Monitors and responds to all radio communications; dispatches calls for service; provides assistance, direction and information via telephone and radio; enters all relevant data into the department’s records management system; provides assistance to the communication specialist as needed; performs special projects as needed which includes training other dispatchers. APCO certification and previous dispatch experience is preferred. Work Schedule: Varied shifts which may include weekends, holidays, and overtime. To obtain the supplemental application packet, contact the University of Pittsburgh Police Department at 412-624-7307. A credit check and background check are required prior to commencement of employment.  Salary rate range is $37,000.00 - 41,000.00 per year.


APCO certification preferred, not required. High School Diploma or GED with 1-2 years of related work experience.


The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

 The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets. The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit to learn more about this requirement. 

Assignment Category Full-time regular

Job Classification Union Eligible.Police.Dispatcher

Campus Pittsburgh

Minimum Education Level Required High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience

Work Schedule 40

Work Arrangement On-Campus: Teams that work on campus, in an office, or in a lab.

Hiring Range Per Collective Bargaining Agreement

Relocation Offered No

Visa Sponsorship Provided No

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check

Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Required Documents Resume, Cover Letter

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