Emergency Communication Officer

North Carolina, United States
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Admin & Support

Job Description

Occupational Summary

Receive and dispatch calls for service and operate radio and telecommunications equipment in support of Duke University Police Department operations.

Work Performed

Receive calls for service for police and security services. Determine priority of calls for service and assign to appropriate police or security units. Maintain current status of active police and security units. Receive and transmit radio traffic between the Emergency Communication Center, police and security units, and other University radio system users. Monitor emergency alarm systems including burglar, fire, panic, and special condition alarms. Maintain daily logs of all incoming and outgoing radio messages; ensure radio logs adhere to the Federal Communications Commission regulations.

Update departmental databases in accordance with established procedures. Provide information about the University to students, staff and the general public. Relay a variety of departmental police information to appropriate personnel. Perform inquiries of federal, state, and local criminal justice databases and provide information to authorized personnel.

Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

Requisition Number 401472636
Location Durham 
Job Family Level 07
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-exempt
Full Time / Part Time FULL TIME
Regular / Temporary Regular
Shift First/Day

Minimum Qualifications

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Work requires comprehension and communications skills normallyacquired through a high school education.


One year of experience in large volume communication systems.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

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