Department Job Openings 

Cayce Department of Public Safety


Position: Public Safety Officer 1
Salary: $37,661.80 - $44,626.28
Job Type: Full Time
Position: Public Safety Community Services Corporal
Salary: $41,706 - $50,452
Job Type: Full Time
Position: Public Safety Officer Trainee
Salary: $33,074 - $39,137
Job Type: Full Time
Position: Public Safety School Resource Officer
Salary: $39,459 - $46,783
Job Type: Full Time







Position: Victim Advocate

Date Posted: 9/3/20
Job Type: Part -Time (30 hours)
Open until: September 10, 2020 5 P.M.



General Information:


  • Part Time, approx. 30 hours per week.  Must be available after hours to go on scene if needed
  • Limited benefits available including paid time off, paid holidays
  • Provides victims with information about the Criminal Justice System, status of their case, and information for local service agencies and providers
  • Assists victims in completing impact statements, applying for victims compensation, and preparing for court testimony
  • Compiles victim case files, records, and dispositions for City Court or transfers to General Sessions Court
  • Develops training programs to inform community and Police Department of victim assistance services available


Desired Qualifications:


  • Associate Degree in sociology or similar curriculum and two years’ experience working with crime victims, crisis intervention, or  related human services or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ability to use various software
  • Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license


If additional information is needed, please contact HR Director, Carrie Smith at [email protected] .


Applications can be obtained online @ or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. Additional documents or certifications may be attached.

Submit in person: Gaffney City Hall, Second Floor 201 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340


or via mail to: P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC  29342  



UofSC Aiken University Police 


Law Enforcement Officer I, $36,000 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education


Officer will provide law enforcement, security and protection for the campus. Duty hours include nights and weekends.  High school diploma required.  One year experience in public safety/law enforcement preferred.  Certified through the SC Justice Academy also 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 have a valid SC driver’s 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:  Application deadline: August 26, 2020. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 






Prince William County, VA (population 460,457) is seeking a progressive, innovative, experienced leader to serve as its next Chief of Police.  Candidates must demonstrate extraordinary leadership, be a transformational change agent as necessary, and continue to build trust within the community.

The ideal candidate:

  • will have an informed understanding of policing in America today,
  • be willing to listen and be responsive to all stakeholders,
  • be knowledgeable and embracing of the “Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing”,
  • embrace a guardian mindset to build public trust and legitimacy,
  • be accepting and supportive of procedural justice as a guiding principal

Prince William County is located in Northern Virginia, approximately 30 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. The County encompasses an area of 348 square miles, 18.8% of which is federally owned land.

Prince William’s location in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area and the availability of excellent transportation in the region is a catalyst for growth in the County which continues to provide numerous economic advantages. Interstate 95 and U.S. Highway 1 connect the County with Washington, D. C. to the north and Richmond, Virginia to the south. Interstate 66 connects the western portion of the County with Washington, D.C. to the east and Interstate 81 to the west. The Route 234 Bypass links Interstate 66 in the west.   

Named as one of the best places to live, and one of the wealthiest communities in the United States, Prince William, Virginia is an amazing place to live, work and enjoy the amenities.  As a Community of Choice, Prince William, Virginia is home to numerous parks, libraries, award-winning schools, open space, major employers, and a government that provides exemplary resident and business services. 

Please note the following additional information about this career opportunity:


  • Prince William County is governed by an eight member Board of County Supervisors. The eight-member Board of County Supervisors is elected by the residents of Prince William County and is the policy-making body for the County government. The Board adopts local laws, sets policies, decides how money will be spent and makes local land use decisions.  The Board appoints a County Executive to act as the chief administrative officer and oversee the County government on a day-to-day basis.   The County Executive is responsible for the appointment of all department heads and the development and administration of the $1.29 billion annual budget. 
  • The Chief of Police is appointed by the County Board at the recommendation of the County Executive.  The Chief leads a full-service police agency with a staff of 651 sworn personnel, 144 non-sworn personnel, and an additional 82 Part-time personnel.   The department consists of the following primary Divisions:  Office of the Chief of Police, Support Services Division, Criminal

Investigations Division, Operations Division and Financial and Technical Services Division.  Support Services, Criminal Investigations and Operations Divisions are each commanded by a Major. The Department has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) since 1987. The FY 2021 Operating Budget for the Prince William County Police Department is $113,382,946.


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or a closely related field of study with course work in police science and administration and supplemented by graduation from the FBI National Academy, the Southern Police Institute, Senior Management Institute for Police or the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command or other similar specialized Police or management training.
  • 7-8 years of progressive state or local police command and administrative experience; obtained rank of Police Major or above; to include 5-7 years supervising professional level personnel.
  • Commonwealth of Virginia law enforcement experience is desirable.
  • A Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice or Public Administration preferred.


  • Must pass DMV record check.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain within 90 days of hire Virginia DCJS Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license that complies with the Commonwealth of Virginia statute requirements.
  • Prince William County Personnel Policy requires the selected candidate to reside in Prince William County following appointment.

Candidates must be highly collaborative, problem solving leaders with a communicative, team-oriented management style.  Prince William County welcomes candidates with diverse backgrounds who can demonstrate a record of achievement that matches the needs of Prince William County. 

Starting salary range is $126,272 - $211,163 DOQ.

Application Filing Deadline:  September 14, 2020

Interested law enforcement leaders may submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references to consultants Joe De Lopez and Rich Eddington at:



Electronic submissions are required.  Telephone Inquiries:  GovHR USA (847) 380-3240 


 Presbyterian College Campus Police Department

Position: Police Officer

Date Posted: 2/22/20

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $32,760 annually

The Presbyterian College Campus Police Department has immediate openings for campus police officers. The Campus Police Department proudly serves and protects the students, faculty and staff of the College. We are located on a remarkable 240-acre campus in the historic town of Clinton, South Carolina between the cities of Columbia and Greenville. Since 1880, Presbyterian College has been offering challenging academics and a culture of honor, ethics, and service that prepares students to be leaders in the community.


Minimum Qualifications: Must be 21 years of age; possess a high school diploma, no criminal convictions, no DUI convictions within past 10 years, and a clear credit history; no offensive tattoos, piercings, or body art that show below the shirt sleeves of the summer uniform; must be able to meet the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy’s physical fitness standards and qualify with all police equipment. All non-certified applicants must be willing to successfully complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy’s Basic Law Enforcement Certification Course within the first year of employment.


Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of two years law enforcement experience with a South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy’s Law Enforcement Certification in good standing; an Associate’s degree, or higher, in criminal justice or a related field.


Additional Information: The Presbyterian College Campus Police Department pays for all state mandated, and all required continuing educational training. PCCPD also provides all required uniforms and equipment with exceptions. After successful training, the officer will be placed on a 12 hour day or night shift, based on seniority, staffing levels, and the department’s needs.


Salary and benefits: The starting salary range is $32,760 annually. Presbyterian College offers a competitive health benefits package for officers and family, paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, holiday pay, and an employment 401k type retirement program.


Presbyterian College Campus Police Department is not part of the South Carolina Police Officer’s Retirement System (PORS).


Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and the names and direct contact information for three professional references. Please send materials to Barbara Fayad, Vice President for Human Resources and Title IX, Presbyterian College, 503 South Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325. Electronic submissions of application materials are encouraged and should be sent to [email protected] . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue.

Beaufort Police Department

Position: Police Officer

Date Posted: 12/03/19
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $39,130 - $46,956 
Open until: filled

$10,000 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 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


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. 


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 $5,000 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: Police Officer (1 Position)
Date Posted: May 5, 2020
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Based on experience
Open until filled


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 




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