netDuty Features

netDuty is a Powerful Tool for Fire Departments

netDuty delivers an easy to use, yet powerful solution for managing the complex scheduling needs of emergency response agencies. Developed by a former volunteer fire fighter, netDuty understands the unique challenges that first responders can face and has incorporated custom tools to overcome the complexities of scheduling and time tracking. Say goodbye to inefficient paper schedules, spreadsheets, unanswered phone calls and rosters. netDuty is a flexible and affordable way for any emergency response agency to minimize paperwork and increase efficiency.

Fire Department Features

Scheduling

Keep your station’s calendar organized and easily accessible using our web based scheduling software. With netDuty, you can easily view and edit your department’s schedule online ensuring proper coverage for all shifts.

Our automatic notification feature lets you quickly communicate shift changes, staffing needs, and availability – saving you time, money, and resources. This feature also gives users the ability to define their personal notification preferences, eliminating redundant and unnecessary emails.

Shift Management

Give your workforce complete shift management capabilities by tracking shift exchanges, and by managing shift bids and assignments. Our shift exchange feature simplifies swaps by recording requests and approvals, and by tracking banked hours owed between staff members. Our shift bidding and shift assignment feature streamlines scheduling and gives your volunteer or part-time workforce the ability to submit their availability by bidding on open shifts or by signing up for a specific shift. These features are customized according to your agency’s specific policies ensuring your shifts are covered appropriately.

Time Tracking

Save your department valuable time with our hassle-free web based time tracking features. Our time clock seamlessly tracks and categorizes shift time, helping you evaluate your staffing needs and simplifying your payroll process.

Overtime is automatically calculated based on your departments policy or FLSA standards, eliminating the need for manual calculation. Our time tracking makes forecasting easier for staff and managers by calculating vacation time, sick time, and accrual rates.

Scheduling

Crew can access and update schedule from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop

Automatic notifications

Schedule up to one year in advance

Keep staff and managers up to date on schedule changes, events, and available shifts

Easily manage day shifts, sleeper shifts and on call coverage

Shift Management

Exchanges, bidding, and assignments are permitted based on department policy

Exchange requests and approvals are recorded and the exchange bank tracks time owed between staff

Staff can use the mass bidding utility to bid on multiple shifts

Managers can open, close, or hide assignments at their discretion

Staff can assign themselves to open shifts based on your station’s permissions

Time Tracking

Categorize shift time

Simplify end of pay period reporting and timesheets

Easily manage and track paid time off

Automatically calculate overtime

Who We Serve

netDuty serves a diverse set of fire departments.

Career

Volunteer

Part-Time

Combination

Career

netDuty is the ultimate resource for career fire departments. Our online calendar management, automatic notification, time tracking, and custom reporting features allow you to manage your shifts and simplify your processes – ensuring efficiency while saving you time and money.

Volunteer

Our program gives you the tools you need to schedule, track, and report the hours of your dedicated team of volunteers. netDuty allows staff to easily update their availability, helping you coordinate adequate coverage. Our time tracking feature lets you generate reports detailing the number of hours your volunteers contribute, making sure your department and your volunteer staff get the recognition they deserve.

Part-Time

netDuty simplifies the schedule and time management challenges of part-time fire departments. Staffing needs and availability are quickly communicated with our online scheduling and automatic notification features. Our shift bidding and shift exchange features ensure each duty is properly staffed and in accordance with your agency’s policies, and our web based time tracking system lets you categorize and report shift time.

Combination

Our program provides combination fire departments the resources necessary to manage their complex scheduling needs. With our easy to access shift schedule and flexible time clock features, you can manage, track, and report all types of shifts. netDuty’s intuitive automatic notification tool quickly communicates schedule updates between all staff members, and our web based time tracking feature easily calculates PTO.

 

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