Duty Officer - Police

South Carolina, USA Req #51
Thursday, February 11, 2021



The Duty Officer receives, routes, and processes a variety of calls from the public and administration; performs a variety of clerical and secretarial work in maintaining the department’s records as well as providing assistance to the public, vendors, attorneys and other professionals. Also completes incident reports.




  • Answers and forwards incoming telephone calls as appropriate and greets citizens in the lobby to provide information and answer routine questions; posts related information in accordance with department procedures; accepts monies from the public for reports and background checks.
  • Processes reports in the department; collates, edits, and distributes reports, administrative and operational documents and related forms.
  • Maintains the department’s files, automated data systems, and record holding systems.
  • Works with the Town Prosecutor and Assistant Prosecutor in obtaining and distributing information.
  • Assists the general public and distributes police records in accordance with state law and established policy and procedures.
  • Expunges all records from the system that have been court ordered.
  • Maintains all collision report data.
  • Completes incident reports for non-violent crimes that have previously occurred.
  • Completes NCIC entries, removals, inquires and confirmations. Provides criminal histories or driving histories as appropriate.
  • Testifies in court proceedings when necessary.
  • Performs other related assigned duties.




  • High school degree and two (2) years’ experience in an office setting;
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Telecommunications certification required.
  • NCIC, SLED and FBI certification within 6 months of appointment;
To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $14.01
  • South Carolina, USA