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Mayo Clinic Security Operations Dispatcher in Rochester, Minnesota

City Rochester

State Minnesota

Telecommute No

Department Security

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

Coordinates emergent and non-emergent requests for Mayo Clinic Global Security services. Acts as an interface between Physicians, Allied Health Staff, Patients, and Visitors by dispatching Campus Security Officers to routine and emergency calls for service and medical assistance. Receives and coordinates radio, telephone, and email communications for the Mayo Clinic Enterprise both domestically and internationally. Prioritizes calls for service based on urgency and criticality and initiates appropriate action. Queries callers to obtain detailed incident information, records all officer duties and activities via case/incident management system. Operates and monitors a wide array of security system technologies, including: Systems for video management, access control, panic/duress, infant protection, and two-way radio communication. Performs security technology system preventative maintenance checks, system troubleshooting, and initiates work orders to address identified issues. Gathers and collates open source security information and assesses/monitors real world security events for escalation. Notifies appropriate supervisors, managers, or leadership of critical alarms or incidents on a 24-hour basis.


High school diploma/GED. Two years of Security, Emergency Medical, or Facilities dispatch/communication center experience or two combined years of customer service, call center, or dispatching experience required. A college degree will substitute for years experience.

Additional qualifications

Experience with Microsoft Office required. Working knowledge of security systems technology (video management, access control, and radio communications systems) preferred. Excellent communication skills and ability to manage alarm dispatching. Must be a problem solver and maintain the ability to make sound decisions without direct supervision during stressful situations. The preferred candidate will be detail oriented, mission driven, and able to multi-task continuously

Emergency Telecommunications certification is preferred. Certification in Lenel access control and Genetec video management system preferred. Knowledge of the intelligence cycle and basic analyst skillset preferred. Working knowledge of radio communications. Basic computer knowledge. Excellent communication skills for interacting with all levels of Mayo Clinic patients, Physicians, and staff. Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Mayo Core Principals.

License or certification

Must be certified in Emergency Telecommunications (ETC) at the time of hire or become certified within one year of employment. The GSOC will assist applicants that are not currently certified in Emergency Telecommunications to obtain their certification after hire.

Exemption status Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $24.86 per hour.

Benefits eligible Yes

Schedule Full Time

Hours / Pay period 72

Schedule details

Three 12 hour shift within each work week, totaling 72 hours within a two week pay period. Shifts are 6am-6pm and 6pm-6am. Operators may choose preferences of shifts desired to work, may work rotating shifts. No guarantee of straight days or nights

Weekend schedule Operators are expected to work one weekend every pay period.

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Category Support Services

Career profile Support Services

Job posting number 157720BR

Recruiter Stephanie Finer

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.