DU-COMM is a consolidated public safety communications center

DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM), located in Wheaton, Illinois, seeks qualified and motivated persons to fill a full-time Administrative Assistant position.

DU-COMM is a large consolidated public safety 9-1-1 communications center in Illinois and currently serves forty-five (45) member agencies and over 850,000 residents in DuPage and neighboring counties.  DU-COMM receives requests for Police, Fire, and EMS via 9-1-1 and non-emergency lines.  DU-COMM has a staff of 124 and employs 89 full-time 9-1-1 Telecommunicators. The FYE2025 budget is $22.1 million.

The Administrative Assistants work under the direction of the Deputy Director and assists Operations staff within DU-COMM for scheduling, maintaining training records, and clerical tasks to meet the needs of the communications/dispatch center.

Essential functions include, but not limited to: preparing meeting agendas, packets, and minutes; managing the schedule of all Operations personnel; process Freedom of Information (FOIA) requests and internal records requests; photocopy projects; and paperwork/records compliance.

Refer to the Administrative Assistant – Ops job description at www.ducomm.org/careers for other essential functions and requirements for this full-time position.

Candidates must have two (2) years’ experience in receptionist, clerical, or secretarial duties with proficiencies in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).  A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

A strong candidate will also have public safety, municipal, county, or local government experience.


  • $26.06 per hour +/-, DOQ
  • Paid time off (PTO) of 208 hours each year
  • Group health insurance: HMO 15% employee contribution with PPO options available
  • $40,000 group life insurance
  • IMRF pension

How to Apply:

Submit résumé, cover letter, and a completed DU-COMM application, via email, to: HR@ducomm.org or in person. Applications are available at www.ducomm.org/careers, and will be accepted until the position is filled. Resumes alone will not be accepted.  All items (resume, cover letter, signed application) must be submitted to be considered for the position. Candidates requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact HR at 630-260-7500.

An email Address MUST be included on the application as all hiring process communications will be handled via email.

To apply for this job please visit www.ducomm.org.