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Security Dispatcher

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Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.



Req ID: 49451
  • Handling and documentation of all emergency calls, calls for service, and radio transmissions.
  • Radio and Overhead Page Emergency communications
  • Documentation of activities of security personnel on duty
  • Responding to in a timely manner and prioritizing a high volume of calls for emergency/services, which may include contacting personnel/departments outside of security
  • Initiating notification of appropriate people including: Security Management (both local and offsite), Hospital Administration, and law enforcement in appropriate situations


  • High school graduate or GED required
  • Associates degree or higher strongly preferred
  • 2+ years experience in a fast paced security operations center, 911 dispatch center or similar environment will be accepted in lieu of associates degree.


  • Prior dispatch experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • The ability to work collaboratively
  • Demonstrates integrity and discretion
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written & oral
  • Ability to make decisions without specific guidance
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing computer technology
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in dealing with employees, security officers. and the general public in emergency situations and periods of heavy call volume

Work Schedule

  • Required one day every other weekend.
  • Can work up 40 hours a week if hours are available.

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 287,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine

Star Tribune



If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Safety / Security / Parking