State of ColoradoDenver 80204
Full Time

Responding to emergency and non-emergency requests for service by interviewing, interpreting, and analyzing and prioritizing multiple, simultaneous information sources.

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Campus Police Dispatch

State of Colorado
Full Time 40 per week Auraria Higher Education Center, Denver, CO 80204, United States


This posting is only open to Colorado residents.  - an exemption contingent upon residency waiver

Department Information

Welcome to the Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) located in the Platte River Valley in downtown Denver.  AHEC is the service provider for 38,000 students and approximately 5000 faculty and staff working at and attending the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. Learn more about us through this link:  
 Auraria employees enjoy an excellent benefits package which includes paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, discounted RTD Eco-Pass, BenefitHub (medical, dental, disability, life), and outstanding retirement plan.  Learn more through this link: .
 So, if you're interested in a great job working alongside great people, this may be the opportunity for which you've been waiting.

Description of Job

This position is located in the AHEC Police Department.  The AHEC Police Department provides emergency, non-emergency, technical and communications support for the Auraria Campus Community. 


This position provides a communication link for emergency police and administrative services to the community of the Auraria Higher Education Center, and reports to the Police Communication Supervisor.

As a State Services Trainee V, the person selected for this position will receive on-the-job training and formal coursework designed to perform the duties as a Police Communication Technician.  This position will be trained to perform the following duties:

  • Responding to emergency and non-emergency requests for service by interviewing, interpreting, and analyzing and prioritizing multiple, simultaneous information sources.
  • Determining the appropriate level of response for each separate call; allocating and deploying appropriate emergency personnel.
  • Utilizing and maintaining a two-way radio system to dispatch and monitor patrol personnel on routine, emergency calls and normal patrol activity to ensure officer and civilian safety.
  • Recording, documenting and extracting detailed information obtained from a variety of sources (including a  computer aided dispatch system).Maintaining logs, arrest reports and records regarding criminal activity.
  • This position will also be trained to distribute police reports for administrative and judicial review; and monitor, operate and maintain Colorado and National Crime Information Center Terminals, campus alarm systems, closed circuit surveillance equipment and inter/intra-agency communications systems and other miscellaneous communications equipment.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years of age
Additional Special Qualifications
  • Due to the inherent ability of this position to impact the safety and security of the Auraria Campus, candidates must be able to communicate fluently in English with others (written and verbally).
  • Applicants must not have any felony convictions, domestic violence history or alcohol offenses within the last (3) years. 
Conditions of Employment
  • This position requires pre-employment background investigation (personal and employment history).  Applicants must submit to a complete background investigation that will include a personal and employment background check for various security clearances including Colorado Crime Information (CCIC) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) security clearance. This investigation will include a polygraph interview, fingerprint check and drug screen. 
  • Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful passing of a physical and psychological examination by a licensed doctor or health care facility.  The health care facility will be selected or approved by the Auraria Higher Education Center in order to determine whether the prospective employee can perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Designation as Essential Services.  As such, this position is required to be on duty to perform essential and/or emergency services of the agency without delay or interruption.
  • On-Call Status Required.  This position is required to respond on short notice to cover the communications center in case of illness or an agency emergency. During this time, travel restrictions may be in place.
  • Shift Work Required. Dispatch function is a 24 hour, 7 days a week, 365 days a year function, as such, this position is expected to work holidays, weekends required by the demands of the job.