Control Room Operator

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Fri Oct 9 02:06:42 2020
  • 90239

  • Control Room Operator, permanent full-time role.
  • Do you have a clean Class 1 Full driver's license (Manual)?
  • Can you effectively communicate with a wide range of people and make sound decisions under pressure?

The Campus Safety & Security Team are looking for a Control Room Operator to monitor a range of security systems and provide a critical communications hub for security and other incidents. The successful candidate will work alongside the team of other Control Room Operators and Security Assistants providing a 24/7 control room capability.

You will be a confident communicator and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to;

  • record information accurately;
  • be an excellent listener;
  • have the ability to rapidly analyse and interpret information.

You will have the aptitude to control an incident and task resources to achieve a safe and appropriate response.

You will be able to work well under pressure and have sound decision-making capability. You will be able to remain calm when dealing with distressed callers and provide appropriate advice and reassurance. You will need to be a confident user of Microsoft Office Suite. Full training will be provided on the use of our security systems and processes.

If you can think under pressure and communicate successfully, we want to hear from you.

A clean Class 1 Full driver’s license is essential – (Manual)

For further information please contact Matt Sclater, Security Manager, Campus Safety and Security at

role description

Closing date: 11:59 pm Monday 26 October 2020

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