Dispatch Agent

Response Safety Security & Investigations - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Ottawa ON 6 month contract available with the potential of a permanent position.

Some things to consider prior to applying for this position


  • Work shifts, including nights, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Be exposed to multiple screens, lights and noise disturbances for extended periods of time
  • Work on short notice and overtime to meet operational needs
  • Testify in court
  • Priority hiring will be given to those being a Canadian citizen or have permanent status in Canada
  • Have a Canadian high school diploma or equivalent
  • Do not have a criminal record
  • Meet the required vision and hearing standards
  • Be proficient in English reading, writing and verbal communication
  • Be willing to work shift work including weekends and holidays

Position requirements

  • The ability to effectively communicate by telephone, e-mail and other related software
  • Monitor and coordinate alarm responses, one-man post call ins and liaise with Mobile Supervisors and Patrollers.
  • Prioritizes incoming calls and assists all field personnel related to shift scheduling.
  • Additionally, they: Record, update and obtain information accurately
  • Field employees to permanent and/or temporary assignments and coordinate operational shortfalls in scheduling due to book offs
  • Maintain a shift log of activities and record the call-in phone calls
  • Problems solve situations concerning no call-no-shows, double bookings, or other operational related concerns
  • Audit and maintain all aspect of employee demographics to ensure the employee is at the right assignment at the right time
  • Experience working in the field of security special events or a strong knowledge and understanding of the requirements
  • Intermediate-advanced computer skills
  • Ability to learn technical knowledge
  • Field experience of security guard duties is considered an asset
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent telephone etiquette and customer service
  • Self-motivated, able to function with minimum supervision in a multi-faceted, high stress environment
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Keen attention to details
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate exceptional discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • customer service: 1 year Preferred
  • Constant tracking of drivers
  • Tracking equipment and updating in our own custom portal


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)