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Law Enforcement/Security
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The primary function of a Lead Police Telecommunicator is to provide immediate radio communications with law enforcement personnel. The Lead Police Telecommunicator coordinates, directs and records police activities and ensures a prompt law enforcement response to requests for police assistance or services in emergency and non-emergency events. Records and accesses critical criminal data to safeguard the responding law enforcement officers, support staff and those requesting police assistance. Responds to institutional and police emergency situations and activates emergency procedures. Performs multiple tasks concurrently while working in an intense, stressful and fast paced environment, while maintaining a professional, poised, positive, and calming demeanor.



  • Receives and transmits law enforcement and security personnel emergency and non-emergency information through a public safety radio communications system to promote a proper police and /or security response.
  • Coordinates resources to support police personnel engaged in emergency situations.
  • Monitors the locations and activities of police and security personnel throughout a tour of duty.

Security Data Entry
  • Enters all pertinent data concerning calls for service, officer assignment and patrol activity into a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system and/or the national, state and local criminal data bases.
  • Secures confidential, privileged, and sensitive Law Enforcement information, in accordance with the appropriate statutes and/or governmental policies and procedures.
  • Complies with the mandated use, operation, and management of the TLETS, JIMS and OLO systems.

  • Provides guidance and support for the Police Telecommunicator and Senior Police Telecommunicator personnel.

Other Duties as Assigned
Including, but not limited to:
  • Emergency recall and/or may be required to remain onsite or work extended hours during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus.
  • Local or long distance travel may be required for training or other business purposes occasionally.
  • May be required to work rotating shift assignments on day, evening, and nights with varying days off and on holidays.
  • Subject to emergency recall during man-made or natural disasters and unusual occurrences on campus.



Required: High school diploma or equivalent.


Required: Fours years of experience in emergency management or public safety communications.


Required: Intermediate Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Telecommunications Operator certification.

Skills Assessment

Required: Must successfully complete the Public Safety Telecommunication (PST) Test obtained from the International Personnel Management Association and administered by the Police Department.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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