Communications Officer I

Durant, OK

Recruitment #220502-G10A-07



Location of position:  Durant, OK 74701
Address: 3202 Carl Albert Dr Durant OK 74701
Travel: None
Salary: $33,283.80 - $50,288.70/Annually (DOE)

Interviews will be held TENTATIVELY in Durant, OK.

DPS offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance (click here)

Job Description, Essential Functions:
This position is assigned responsibilities involving the operation of communication equipment in the Department of Public Safety communication center, located in our Durant office. The incumbent is responsible for providing information and/or emergency assistance to law enforcement officials, other agencies and the general public. This includes but not limited to, taking complaints from citizens; processing calls for law enforcement officers and citizens; receiving and transmitting messages over a radio frequency. 

Job description, Marginal Functions:
Attend mandatory training, read operations manuals, complete study guides and take all written test as required for this position.

You will be required to work irregular shift schedules; which will include, fluctuating shifts between days, swings, and graveyard; working weekends and holidays; as well as possible last minute changes in your work schedule.

All applicants must be willing and able to successfully pass a formal Background Investigation, Polygraph and Medical/Physical examination. 

For questions, send an email to or call Human Resources @ 405-425-2162.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of (Statutory Requirement:  47 O.S. 1998 Supp. Section 2-105.B.2.b.)  “2.  No person shall be appointed ... unless the person is a citizen of the United States of America, of good moral character, and:  b. for any such position in the Communications Division, a person shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age and shall possess a high school diploma or General Education Development equivalency certificate.