SEASONAL BEACH PATROL DISPATCHER
Company: Cameron County
Location: South Padre Island
Posted on: June 6, 2021
SEASONAL BEACH PATROL
$10.00 per hour
I - JOB DESCRIPTION
work involves evaluating and managing radio calls to determine the
appropriate level of emergency medical service (EMS) and/or rescue
assistance required, dispatching units, transmitting information
and messages upon request and/or according to established
procedures, interaction with field / management staff, data entry,
and all other office related duties.
response requirements and relative priorities of situations, and
dispatch units in accordance with established
details of calls, dispatches, and messages.
lifeguards to determine their locations, and the nature of their
problems to determine type of response needed.
information and messages to and from emergency sites, to law
enforcement agencies, and to all other individuals or groups
incoming telephone or radio calls regarding emergency and
access to, and security of, highly sensitive materials.
files of information relating to emergency calls such as personnel
rosters, and reports
- Aid in
other official Beach Patrol tasks
cleanliness of office area
training will be provided and paid for
II - JOB REQUIREMENTS
- Must be
at least 16 years old.
- Must type
at least 35
- Must pass
criminal background check clearance.
school graduate or GED preferred.
of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word
processing, managing files and records and other office procedures
of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of
of computer hardware and software, including
- Must be
able to work under pressure and respond promptly to lifeguard and
external agency calls.
- Must be
able to handle a high stress environment, and have outstanding
effectively in English verbally and in writing.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
of emergency medical procedures.
calm and effective under heavy workloads and in emergency
good judgment in emergency situations.
priorities of emergencies.
and act on information quickly and accurately in emergency
and make inferences from written materials such as operations
job-related material through oral instruction and observation, and
reading to effectively perform job duties. This learning takes
place in an on-the-job training setting.
street locations, station locations, and geography of the areas
- Learn to
operate communications equipment (telephones, base radios, and
III - JOB DIMENSIONS
reports directly to Beach Safety Coordinator. Communicates with
Local, State and Federal law enforcement entities, other Emergency
Medical Service providers, other park system staff and the general
will maintain cohesive team interaction on a daily basis. Maintain
professional relationships in both the internal work environment
with co-workers and external work environment with the public and
public agencies. The Cameron County Beach Safety Dispatcher should
be able to exhibit professionalism and respond appropriately in
highly stressful/emergency situations. Lifeguard staff must carry
out written and verbal instructions. Beach Safety staff will be
responsible for keeping flag advisory system updated.
- Work full
time hours during the season which is from Memorial Day through
- Must be
able to work the major holidays including Easter, Holy Week,
Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.
shifts as needed.
conditions are primarily in an office environment, but on occasions
may be subject to outdoor work.
to sitting, walking, standing, bending, reaching and twisting to
perform the essential job functions.
both gross and fine motor skills of the upper extremities including
regular use of hands to finger, handle or feel, and reaching with
hands and arms.
sitting for extended periods of time.
not a Civil Service covered position.
Keywords: Cameron County, Brownsville , SEASONAL BEACH PATROL DISPATCHER, Other , South Padre Island, Texas
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