Department Job Openings 


City of Conway Police Department


Position: Police Officer


Date Posted: November 25, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $37,579

Open until: December 13, 2019 at 5pm

The City of Conway is currently seeking to fill open Police Officer positions to perform protective service work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Patrol assigned areas of the City and respond to calls for service; enforce all federal and state laws and City ordinances relating to public safety and welfare, and perform related law enforcement work as required. Monitor properties for security, maintain order and public safety, serve warrants, apprehend and arrest criminal suspects and law violators, prepare cases for court and provide court testimony as necessary. Exercise independent judgment and held accountable for law enforcement and operational matters relating to assigned responsibilities and perform under emergency conditions. This position reports to the assigned Corporal.


General knowledge of the following is required: police methods, practices and procedures; pertinent federal and state laws and municipal ordinances; geography of the City and location of important buildings; and rules and regulations of the Police Department. Must possess the ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the general public; possession of physical agility and endurance and skill in use of firearms and operation of a motor vehicle.


Minimum Experience and Training:

Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED equivalency and possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license; must satisfactorily complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) Must maintain required level of proficiency in the use of firearms; maintain physical fitness in accordance with SCCJA standards; and meet and maintain all department and state education requirements for this position; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with associates and the general public.


Interested persons should submit a Police Department application along with required documents as outlined in the application. Applications may be submitted to Lynn S. Smith, Human Resources Director at PO Box 1075 Conway, SC 29528. Applications may be obtained from the SC Department of Employment & Workforce Center at 200-A Victory Lane Conway, SC, or downloaded from




Attorney General's Office


Position: Special Investigator III

Date Posted: October 31, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $33,494 - $61,975 
Open until: December 29, 2019

Section/Division        Medicaid Recipient Fraud


Under general supervision, the Special Investigator will investigate Medicaid Fraud complaints involving recipients. As a Special Investigator, the position will work in cooperation with SC Department of Health and Human Services, US Attorney, FBI, DHEC, DEA, and other law enforcement agencies.

The Special Investigator will conduct complicated and sensitive fraud investigations on recipients and others involving criminal and administrative violations of programs funded with Title XIX money.  The Special Investigator establishes and maintains a cooperative liaison with all other applicable governmental agencies. Special Investigator coordinates case action with assigned supervising attorney. As a Special Investigator, the incumbent must maintain proper reporting and documentation of cases worked.  The incumbent will maintain appropriate data for easy retrieval.  The Special Investigator will assist with other assigned duties as directed by supervisor, Senior Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Chief Deputy Attorney General, and/or Attorney General.


Previous investigative experience in Medicaid Fraud preferred. Must be able to present clear, concise written and oral reports. Travel required outside of normal business hours. Extensive knowledge of Criminal Justice system and excellent computer skills preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma and six years or more experience as a Law Enforcement Officer with investigative duties. Candidate must be a Class I Certified Law Enforcement Officer in South Carolina. Must provide writing sample with State Application.


Applications can be accepted at: 


USC Aiken University Police Department

Position: Law Enforcement Officer I

Date Posted: September 23, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $36,000-$42,000
Open until: Filled


Job Duties:

Officer will provide law enforcement, security and protection for the campus. Duty hours include nights and weekends. 


High school diploma.  One year experience in public safety/law enforcement preferred.   Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record.  Must pass a background investigation, complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties.  Must receive certification as a Medical First Responder.  All applicants must be a current resident of SC and have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle.  This position will require that the successful candidate pass a pre-employment alcohol and drug test as well as be subject to random, post incident /accident, reasonable suspicion and rehabilitation monitoring drug and alcohol testing consistent with USC HR Policy 1.95, Drug and Alcohol Testing. 

Apply on-line at:


 Springdale Police Department


Position: Police Officer
Date Posted: September 9, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: based on experience
Open until: Filled

Job duties:  

Enforces the laws of the state of South Carolina, municipal codes of the Town of Springdale and federal laws as they apply; patrols town streets, parks, and commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law; and builds rapport with residents, businesses and community groups by attending neighborhood crime watch meetings

Responds to calls for service and reports findings; takes appropriate actions to resolve issues; patrols assigned area; assists with crime scene security and processing; conducts follow-up investigations; and supports prosecution of criminal cases

Makes court appearances; serves warrants/subpoenas; processes items into property and evidence; and performs all other duties as assigned


Must be a minimum of 21 years of age with a high school diploma or GED equivalent

Must have successfully completed basic law enforcement training and maintain certification as a law enforcement officer from the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy or have the ability to obtain certification from the SC Criminal Justice Academy 

Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid S.C. driver's license without record of suspension or revocation in any state; must have the ability to meet the department's physical standards; and must not have any felony convictions or disqualifying criminal history within the past seven years


Free medical, dental and vision insurance for employees.

Affordable dependent coverage

Thirteen paid holidays 

Vacation/sick leave

Take home car

How to apply: Applications are available online at or at the Town of Springdale Police Department, 2915 Platt Springs Rd. West Columbia, SC 29170. 

 Municipal Association of South Carolina


Position: Public Safety Loss Control Consultant

Date Posted: September 17, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: see below
Open untilFilled

Job duties:

  • Provides technical support and consultative services to Municipal Association members participating in workers' compensation (South Carolina Municipal Insurance Trust) and property/liability (South Carolina Municipal Insurance Risk Fund) insurance programs administered by the Association

  • Travels extensively to meet with municipal staff, including police and fire professionals, human resources professionals, finance directors, risk managers, administrative support staff, executives, mayors and members of city councils; assists member cities and towns in developing effective safety and risk management programs and loss control capabilities within their organizations to help create safe working environments for employees and minimize the potential of claims from residents of municipalities; ensures solutions are in compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and other applicable safety standards and guidelines

  • Develops and conducts law enforcement and fire safety specific training to increase potential loss awareness among public safety staff


  • Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of education in, criminal justice, fire science, business administration, public administration, risk management or a closely related field

  • Ten years of progressive experience in public safety with specialized training with an emphasis in fire science; fundamental knowledge of the law enforcement and public safety field to include laws and policies, as well as experience developing and conducting training; and possess a valid state driver's license and a current or former law enforcement officer certification

  • Demonstrated above average interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and customer service skills, as well as written and verbal communication; proficient in utilizing various software applications; strong awareness of and ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to balance multiple priorities; and public sector knowledge/experience is preferred

Pay info: Competitive salary based on qualifications with excellent benefits package, including SC state retirement and health insurance

How to apply: Email resume and cover letter to Summer Randall at [email protected]. For more information about the Municipal Association of South Carolina, visit


Beaufort Police Department


Position: Police Officer
Date Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: see below
Open until: filled

The City of Beaufort Police Department is seeking to fill open police officer positions at the department. Experienced certified police officers, civilian-military police officers, or former military police officers are preferred, but not required. These positions perform patrol duties in assigned areas of the City, respond to calls for service; generate calls for service; enforce federal and state laws and city ordinances; perform traffic enforcement; conduct property checks; and participate in community-oriented police activities.

Minimum Requirements:

• Must be 21 years of age at the start of the application process.

• Must have High School Diploma or GED.

• Must be a US Citizen.

• Must obtain a valid S.C. Driver’s License within one week of the date of hire.

• Must have a clean criminal record (no felonies, serious misdemeanors, criminal domestic violence, or crimes of moral turpitude).

• Must have a favorable driving record with no DUI or DUS conviction in the last ten years, or any conviction of leaving the scene of an accident.

• Must have an Honorable Discharge if served in the military.

• If currently employed as a certified officer, the candidate must have a favorable work history with their department.

• Candidate must have no prior history of illicit drug use in the past 3 years in accordance with South Carolina or Federal Laws.

• Candidate must be able to pass all phases of the hiring process.

Hiring Process:

The process consists of:

• Police application submitted and postmarked by the closing date – all pages thoroughly complete as required, an incomplete application will not be processed.

• Background investigation (criminal history, credit history, driving history, work history)

• Pass an interview board

• Pass the Police Officer Selection Test (written aptitude test)

• Pass a physical agility course, polygraph exam, psychological exam, and a physical examination/alcohol & drug screening

• Job Offer

Salary Information:

Salary is based on education and experience.

Salary Range is: $39,130 - $46,956

$7,500 Signing Bonus: for EXPERIENCED South Carolina State Certified Law Enforcement Officer Candidates


$2,500 Signing Bonus: for EXPERIENCED Out of State Certified Law Enforcement Officer Candidates

The City of Beaufort also offers performance-based salary increases annually.

Application Process:

Interested persons should go to the City of Beaufort web site, at and fill out a police department application. Applications may be emailed to [email protected], mailed to the City of Beaufort Attn: Human Resources, 1911 Boundary St., Beaufort, SC 29902, faxed to 843-470-3501 or may be dropped off in person by the posted deadline. Please complete the application accurately and completely, especially concerning past employers and reference information (giving full addresses, telephone numbers, etc.). Questionnaires may be mailed to any references and current or past employers you indicate in your application; therefore, correct mailing addresses are critical.

After initial completed application submitted to Human Resources, the following documents are required for further processing of police application packet:

• Copy of Birth Certificate

• Copy of Social Security Card

• Copy of High School Diploma or GED

• Copy of a valid Driver’s License

• Certified ten-year driving record (You must provide a copy of your driving record from every state you have been licensed to drive within the past ten years.)

• Copy of form DD-214 (if applicable)

• Copies of other documents which may be applicable to employment (i.e. Certifications, training documents, diplomas, etc.)

Bonus Eligibility:

Must hold a current Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer Certification with SCCJA and be in good standing, AND have a minimum of 2 ½ YEARS full-time sworn law enforcement experience post field training, preceding your application date.

Payment for In-State Certified Officer:

$5,000 shall be paid upon hire, with remaining $2,500 to be paid upon successful completion of 6-months probation period.

Payment for Out of State Certified Officer:

$2,500 shall be paid after receiving Class 1 Certification with the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

*Signing Bonus is subject to applicable payroll deductions. All monies paid as a bonus are subject to repayment if new hire separates employment within the first two (2) years of employment. This bonus program may be discontinued without notice, at any time. Former City of Beaufort Police Officers are not eligible for the signing bonus. The City of Beaufort will have sole discretion in the applicability of this program with regard to years of services and law enforcement certification type.


 Lancaster County Sheriff's Office 


Position: Patrol Deputy and Detention Officer

Date Posted: September 5, 2019

Job Type: Full-Time

Pay Ladder:   

Deputy- $39,465-$42,550- Less than 2 years

Deputy First Class- $42,900- $47,100- 2-4 Years

                                  $44,900-$49,100- 4-6 years

Lance Corporal- $46,700-$51,000- 6-8 years

                             $48,190-$56,670- 8-10 years

Senior Deputy- $48,750-$54,400- 10-15 years

Master Deputy- $ 49,250-$56,000- 15+ years

All have Education incentives- AS +2%, BS +4%, MA +6%

Detention Positions

Correction Officer I- $35,824-$37,654 -Less than 2 years

Correction Officer II- $37,075-39,215- 2-4 years

                                    $38,415-$42,295- 4-6 years

Correction Officer III- $40,605-44,495- 6-8 years

                                     $$42,805-$46,495- 8-10 years

Senior Correction Officer- $44,655-$49,000- 10+ years                  

All have Education incentives- AS +2%, BS +4%, MA +6%

Deadline: Until Filled


  • Competitive Career Ladder Pay Scale
  • State of South Carolina Blue Cross Blue Shield Health & Dental Insurance 
  • Eyemed Vision Insurance 
  • SC Police Retirement 
  • Long Term Disability 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Paid Annual Leave and Sick Time (accrued bi-weekly)
  • Bi-weekly Pay Schedule 
  • On-site Health Clinic 
  • Employee Wellness Programs 
  • Free Sheriff's Office Gym 
  • Discount YMCA Membership 
  • Optional 401K and Deferred Comp Plans
  • Optional Short Term Disability (Colonial Life)
Signing Bonus of $1000 for certified officers and $500 for non-certified. 
For more information go to or contact the recruiter at [email protected] or 803-313-2111.

 Lexington Medical Center


Position: Operations Commander
Date Posted: September 6, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Based on experience
Open until filled

Basic Function: The Operations Commander manages the daily law enforcement/security operations, supervises shift supervisors, as well as serves as liaison between officers and the manager of public safety.

Qualifications Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Minimum Years of Experience: 4 Years of technical training in Criminal Justice and/or experience; 5 Years of law enforcement/public safety or related experience such as military service; 3 Years of supervisory or progressively responsible leadership experience. Substitutable Education & Experience: None. Required Certifications/Licensure: Possess International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security Supervisor Certification or attain certification within first 12 months of employment; Possess a South Carolina Class 1 Police Officer Certification or attain certification within the first 12 months of employment. Successfully complete annual requirement to maintain South Carolina Class 1 Police Officer Certification, as well as the following: firearms qualification, defensive tactics (to include intermediate weapons), Criminal Justice Information Systems Security and Awareness, Restraint Application, Crisis Intervention and any and all required training through Lexington Medical Center); Certified in CPR or attain certification within the first 3 months of employment; Valid South Carolina driver’s license.

Required Training: Successfully complete a psychological evaluation; successfully pass a comprehension exam as required by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy; Experience with Windows Operating System (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint); Ability to read and write English fluently and follow both written and oral directions.

Contact: Wilson Carswell
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (803) 791-2528
Fax: (803) 791-2663
Address: 2720 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, SC 29169


“Lexington Medical is continuing to grow, join us and apply now!”

Position: Police Officer (5 Positions)
Date Posted: November 7, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Based on experience
Open until filled

Now Offering Sign-On Bonus $6,000

Schedule:  Full-Time - 6 AM - 6 PM or 6 PM - 6 AM - AM/PM

LMCDPS became a Police Department in 2006 employee both certified class officers along with security officers.  The Department is accredited by the International Association of Hospital Security and Safety, as well as the South Carolina Police Accreditation Coalition.  Lexington Medical Center’s Public Safety department is currently seeking accreditation from The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.  (CALEA).  We are committed to improving our employees through training, certifications, and continued advancement opportunities. 

Basic Function:

The Police Officer responds to and resolves calls for service, performs law enforcement duties and patrols the District to ensure the safety and security of patients, visitors and staff. 


  • Ability to read and write and follow both written and oral directions.
  • Ability to communicate well with others.
  • Certified law enforcement officer or have to ability to become a certified law enforcement officer, recognized by the S.C. Criminal Justice academy.
  • Basic Security Certification or have to ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment the Basic Security Certification, as recognized by the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Associates Degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of one (1) year law enforcement/public safety or related experience such as military service required. A bachelor's degree may be considered in lieu of one (1) year experience.
  • Experience with Windows Operating System (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint).
  • Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license.
  • Must successfully complete a psychological evaluation.
Contact: Wilson Carswell: Email: [email protected] Phone: (803) 791-2528 

 Anderson City Police Department

Position: Patrol Officer
Date Posted: December 19, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $35,000
Open until filled
Position requirements:
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Ability to obtain a South Carolina Driver's License
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Good overall physical condition
  • DD-214 (If prior military)
  • No convictions of felonies or serious misdemeanors
Upon selection the candidate must be able to successfully complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Basic Law Enforcement course. Once the candidate successfully completes the academy, their duties will include, but are not limited to, answering calls for service, traffic violations, investigation of criminal activity, investigation of illegal narcotics, enforcing state and federal laws and many other areas involving with being involved with the community.
Benefits of working for the Anderson City Police Department are:
  • Vacation time (accrued based on years of service)
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Uniform, footwear and equipment supplied by the department
  • Medical/Dental/Life Insurance (city pays significant portion)
  • Police Officer Retirement System (25 yrs)
  • Additional 401K programs
  • Partial educational tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness incentive
  • Flexible 12 hour rotating shifts
If you think you have what it takes to become a part of our team and are interested in the position, please contact us and fill out an application.
Contact information:
Sgt. M. Frazier
Office: (864) 231-2614
Work Cell:864-634-1516

Columbia Metropolitan Airport Department of Public Safety

Public Safety Officer 

Date Posted: December 18, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $42,827 (Step 1 of grade 15)
Open until filled


Columbia Metropolitan Airport’s Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for a Public Safety Officer (PSO).  PSO performs various police and fire duties in addition to ensuring safety within and around the Airport.  South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Class One certification required. If hired, FAR 139 Airport firefighter certification must be obtained (Paid for by the Airport). Applicants must possess and maintain a valid S.C. Driver’s License. All successful candidates are required to undergo a Criminal Background Investigation via polygraph screening and meet the minimum standards of the department’s physical fitness test (PFT). Good mechanical ability required for operation of emergency response equipment.

Excellent Benefit package includes medical/dental insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, personal leave, SC Police Officer’s Retirement System (PORS) as well as an employer match of up to 6% of salary for 401K contributions. 

Applications will be accepted in the Airport Administrative Office (east side of main terminal by United Airlines counter) Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Applications can also be completed online at:,  and Emailed to [email protected] or downloaded and faxed to 803-822-5141 - Attn: Human Resources. 

“For any questions or to receive a copy of the job description, please contact Chief Eddie Martin at [email protected]
Airport is EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veterans Employer


 City of Mauldin

Position Title:            Animal/Code Enforcement Officer

Statement of Duties

Position is responsible for performing animal control functions for the City of Mauldin.  Responsibilities include enforcement of state and local laws and ordinances regarding animal control; providing back up to patrol officers; enforcing city codes and ordinances for noise, litter, parking, and licenses; maintains evidence for the police department; and preparing reports, courtroom security, and performing administrative duties.

Employee works under the general direction of a Police Sergeant.  Employee plans and prioritizes work in accordance with standard practices and previous training and is expected to solve most problems by adapting methods or interpreting instructions accordingly.  Employee has limited access to confidential records.
Employee has access to confidential information including lawsuits against the City.
Employee does not exercise any supervisory responsibilities.


Job Environment
Position requires independent judgment to locate, select, and apply the most pertinent practice, procedure, regulation, or guidelines to be applied in a given situation.  Employee is expected to understand, interpret, and explain to others the regulations and/or guidelines governing the work.  The sequence of work and/or the procedures followed vary in each situation.
Errors can result in adverse public relations, personal injury/loss, injury to others, monetary loss, and legal repercussions to the City. 
The position has constant contact with the public, for the purpose of enforcing laws and ordinances, investigating complaints, and responding to calls for service.  Other contacts are with other city departments for the purpose of giving and/or receiving information and assistance.  Contacts are often made in writing, in person, through electronic means, or by telephone.


Position Functions

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Essential Functions
  • Provides back up to patrol officers when needed, assists in arrests, pursues fleeing suspects, uses firearms, conducts search and surveillance, transports prisoners, ensures the rights of individuals and equitable treatment.
  • Provides animal code enforcement for the City, receives and responds to calls from citizens regarding stray animals, locates stray animals and transports them to city kennels.
  • Feeds and waters animals and cleans kennels daily.
  • Prepares reports and documentation as required, completes impoundment forms.
  • Enforces city ordinances, patrols city to check for business licenses, parking restriction violations, unsightly yards, noise violations, litter violations, unlicensed vehicles, parking of trailers in residential areas, and emergency alarms.
  • Writes warnings, prepares reports, issues court summons and subpoenas as required for noted violations.
  • Provides testimony in court if necessary.
  • Maintains property and evidence room, logs in all found property and recovered or stolen property, evidence, and property to be examined by the city, county, and State Law Enforcement laboratories.
  • Transports vehicles for maintenance, prepares work order for necessary repairs, and takes vehicles to city shop for repairs.
  • Makes bank deposits for the City of Mauldin as requested by departments.
  • Performs other duties as required by the supervisor.


Recommended Minimum Qualifications

Physical and Mental Requirements

The nature of the position involves a variety of field work which may include exposure to outdoor weather conditions more than 2/3rd of the time; high places, toxic or caustic chemicals, blood borne pathogens, exposure to diseases, vicious animals, rabies, animal bites, traffic, and threats from irate citizens up to 1/3rd of the time.  Employee is required to stand, walk, talk, listen, use hands, reach with arms and hands, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or run more than 2/3rd of the time; and sit, taste or smell up to 1/3rd of the time.  Employee frequently lifts up to 100lbs., and occasionally lifts more than 100 lbs.  Normal vision is required for this position.  Equipment utilized includes light trucks, automobile, hand tools, office machines, computers, police safety gear, and firearms.

Education and Experience

A candidate for the position should have a High School diploma or equivalent; one- (1) to three- (3) years experience related to code enforcement, law enforcement, and animal inspection; or any equivalent combination of education or experience.

Special Requirements

A candidate for this position must also have a valid South Carolina driver’s license.

Class III certification required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

A candidate for this position should have knowledge of:

  • Animal restraint tools and techniques
  • State laws and city ordinances, and procedures for police and animal law enforcement

Skill in:

  • Communication and organization skills
  • Handling animals
  • Conducting search and surveillance
    • Data entry

And ability to:

  • Detect hazardous conditions, resolve problems
  • Maintain control when dealing with dangerous animals
  • Prepare reports and maintain records
  • Preserve and protect evidence
  • Deal effectively with disgruntled citizens often under adverse conditions
  • Manage multiple assignments in a detailed and effective manner 


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