NJ TRANSIT Police Department - Communictions Dispatcher

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Department NJ TRANSIT Police Department
Job TitleCommunictions Dispatcher
Location Newark, NJ

Job Announcement


Communications Dispatcher

Police (non-officer)



Must have one (1) year of experience in a related emergency field (e.g., Police/Fire/EMS).

SALARY: $42,295.00/year

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Dispatches police services to calls as may be required and establishes priorities on calls to ensure services are rendered expeditiously and effectively by use of CAD (Intergraph I/Dispatcher).
  • Operates Criminal Justice Information System to verify and record various files to ensure the necessary information is input into the national computer system as required by law.
  • Maintains active computer entries regarding documented complaints to maintain a current and accurate recording system.
  • Receives, records and dispatches emergency and non-emergency telephone calls from the public and law enforcement officers by use of PC/PSAP, CAD and Motorola radio consoles.
  • Updates and retrieves information from teletype network to address such issues as wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration and stolen vehicles by use of NCIC, CJIS 2000 and AoCTELE.
  • Operates NICE Surveillance System.
  • Obtains complaints to log, and maintains proper records of all calls for service.
  • Answers questions from, and provides information to the public regarding directions, NJ TRANSIT services, etc.


Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must pass a police background check.
  • Must have one (1) year of experience in a related emergency field (e.g., Police/Fire/EMS).
  • Ability to work in a high volume work environment.
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Emergency dispatch/CJIS/CAD and 911 experience desirable.


At NJ TRANSIT we support and depend upon the diversity of our staff. NJ TRANSIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location

City: Newark
State: NJ


Please direct questions regarding this position to gvrabel@njtransit.com

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