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Capitol Police Communications Operator

  • Capitol Police Communications Operator
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$24,864.00 – $39,792.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,036.00 – $1,658.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is entry-level work in the operation of communication surveillance, security and computer equipment in the Capitol Police Communications Center.

Job Duties

Operates a multi-channel, two-way radio system; maintains a log of officer activities and movements.

Answers telephone calls and determines appropriate action to be taken; maintains a log of complaints received and actions taken to resolve problems.

Operates a visual display computer terminal to monitor fire and security alarms for buildings and garages, performs registration checks on vehicles and other registered equipment, and obtains fugitive checks on persons.

Transmits interstate and intrastate messages to other law enforcement agencies.

Monitors an after-hours access computerized system allowing entry to various Capitol Complex office buildings.

Monitors closed-circuit television equipment located in Capitol Complex office buildings and parking garages.

Performs related support work such as typing a log of all watch activities and coding and data entry of stolen property reports, accident reports, incident reports and arrests.

Works independently within established guidelines; receives general administrative direction.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

Possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.

Special Requirements

Ability to successfully complete a course of training administered by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in the utilization of the Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System, National Crime Information Center System; and Missouri Department of Revenue computer systems.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Intermediate knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Introductory knowledge of two-way radio communications equipment and operation.

Introductory knowledge of the operation and applications of personal computers and terminals.

Skill in the operation of a computer terminal keyboard.

Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights and weekends.

Ability to understand and follow directions and to communicate effectively.

Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in emergency situations.

Ability to work in a stressful environment.

Ability to prepare and maintain moderately complex clerical records.

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