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Job Vacancy
City of Chester Police Chief Police Department

Salary Range: $64,000. - $69,500.


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION

Under limited supervision, supervises plans and directs the operations of the Chester Police Department to ensure the proper enforcement of laws, ordinances and regulations relating to public safety and welfare as set forth by the State of South Carolina and City of Chester. Reviews work of subordinates for completeness, accuracy and adherence to department policies and procedures. Reports to the City Administrator.


SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises and directs the Chester Police Department; supervises subordinate personnel through the chain of command. Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; allocating personnel; and recommending and approving employee transfers, promotions, discipline and discharge as appropriate. Reviews and evaluates the work of subordinates; offers advice and assistance as needed.
Develops and implements policies and procedures as necessary to promote and ensure the effectiveness of operations as well as the safety and welfare of the public. Develops long-range plans to meet future growth.  Directs uniform and traffic patrol, criminal investigations, narcotics enforcement and court operations.  Coordinates with other city departments regarding matters of public safety.  Assists in coordinating inter-jurisdictional matters, including cooperative law enforcement, investigations, critical incident management, natural disaster management and task force management.
Provides and encourages intra-departmental communications through regularly scheduled meetings.

Notice of application and resume should be submitted to City of Chester HR Department, Attention Carla Roof, 100 West End Street, Chester, SC 29706. Application can be completed online at www.chestersc.org

Application deadline will be 12 noon, August 26, 2022.

The City of Chester is an EOE-H.
Position is subject to the following background checks: Credit check, criminal history, driving history, credit check, drug test and medical/physical.

 Lexington County Sheriff's Department Deputy (Court Security)
Salary $43,847 - $50,444                                      $5,000 NEW-HIRE INCENTIVE

The Court Security Deputy’s primary function is to provide a safe environment for all visitors, staff, and others at the Lexington County Judicial Center. The deputy monitors and maintains order in the courtroom, responds to disruptions or security issues, conducts security screenings of visitors to the courthouse, transports inmates to court, and maintains care and custody of hospitalized inmates.

Minimum Requirements for all Positions

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Must have a clear criminal history.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Driving record must not show a disregard for the law.
  • Credit history must show sound financial management with the ability to keep accounts paid up-to-date.
  • Results of all pre-employment tests and interviews must meet standards.
  • Past employment record must be satisfactory.
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Medical examination results must show that you are capable of performing all of the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, with reasonable accommodation.

Additional Requirements for Deputy

  • Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and, MEET AT LEASTONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  • Must already be certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (LE Class 1),
  • Must possess college degree (Associate's or higher),
  • Must be a certified law enforcement officer from another state,
  • Must have two years of prior military experience.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SELECTION PROCESS
The Sheriff’s Department’s pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:

Driving record review
Criminal record review
Credit history review
Psychological screening
Initial interview
Polygraph examination
Background investigation
Pre-employment physical examination and completion of a health history questionnaire
Pre-employment drug test
Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department

This process generally takes eight to ten weeks or longer to complete.

Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

For more information about employment opportunities with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, contact our recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at 803-785-JOIN(5646)

Job Purpose

Performs assigned duties of the position for the County and responds to calls for service; enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

♦ Enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare; performs all duties in compliance
with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards of safety.

♦ Performs routine patrol duties, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the County, responding to emergency calls and/or public calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting law violators and criminal suspects, issuing traffic citations/summonses, transporting prisoners and mental patients.

♦ Assists with criminal investigations. Interviews witnesses, complainants and victims; gathers physical evidence and preserves it for court; provides case follow-up as needed.

♦ Prepares cases for prosecution; provides court testimony as necessary.

♦ Participates in special operations as assigned.

♦ Provides courtroom security as assigned.

♦ Maintains assigned equipment and vehicles.

♦ Participates in public relations efforts as necessary to maintain a cooperative and positive relationship between the Sheriff’s Office and the community.

♦ Attends periodic training sessions; maintains required level of proficiency in the use of firearms.

♦ Prepares various documents including incident reports, accident reports, investigative reports, pursuit reports, warrants, subpoenas, and case documentation.

♦ Refers to policy and procedure manuals, codes, regulations, laws, maps, statutes, and training manuals.

♦ Operates/uses a variety of police equipment, which may include a police vehicle, firearms, Datamaster, radar; operates various types of office equipment, machinery and tools in the performance of duties such as a computer, printer, adding machine, radio equipment, telephones, tape recorder, fax machine, copier.

Supplemental Functions

♦ Performs other similar duties as required.

Job Specifications and Qualifications

Knowledge:
♦ Policies, procedures and methods of the Sheriff’s Department;
♦ Structure, functions and inter-relationships of state and local law enforcement agencies;
♦ Up-to-date law enforcement procedures;
♦ Firearms, automotive, radio and other law enforcement equipment;
♦ Legal rights of accused persons and law enforcement;
♦ Criminal behavior and methods of operation;
♦ Civil process;
♦ Other County departments to communicate with their representatives as necessary in carrying out duties and responsibilities;
♦ Layout of local roads and of the locations and characteristics of the various neighborhoods; ♦ Standard tools, materials and practices of the trade;
♦ Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

Skills:
♦ Operation and care of firearms;
♦ Comprehension, interpretation and application of regulations, procedures and related information;
♦ Basic mathematics;
♦ Reacting quickly to emergency situations;
♦ Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact.

Education/Experience:
♦ High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.

Licensing and Certifications:
♦ Valid South Carolina Driver’s License;
♦ Class I Law Enforcement Certification from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

♦ Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.

♦ Positions in this class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, fingering, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting. Positions in this class may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, workspace restrictions, and vibrations.

Application Process:

All applicants must complete a Lexington County Sheriff's Department application. Applications can be obtained at the front lobby of the Sheriff's Department located at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, South Carolina; at the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC Works) office located at 671 Main Street, West Columbia, SC 29170; or visiting our website at www.joinLCSD.com

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, current and past employers you indicate in your application, therefore, correct mailing addresses are critical. The Department accepts applications on a continual basis. Completed applications can be turned in at the front desk of the Sheriff's Department, which is open 24 hours a day, or to the above listed SC Works location, from 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completed applications may also be mailed to the Department at the following address:

Lexington County Sheriff's Department
Attn: Human Resources Division
PO Box 639
Lexington, SC 29072

The following documents are required in order for your application to be processed:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • Copy of a valid S.C. 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.)
  • Credit report (This can be obtained from companies such as Equifax, Experian, etc. These are listed in the yellow pages of the phone directory under “Credit Reporting Agencies” and also at the bottom of this page.)
  • Copy of form DD-214 (if a Veteran)
  • Copies of other documents which may be applicable to employment (i.e. Certifications, training documents, diplomas, etc.)

You will be contacted within several weeks of the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will be given a date and time to attend applicant testing. Following testing, applicants are placed in an applicant pool along with others who have successfully completed the applicant process to that point. The most qualified applicants are then chosen to continue in the process. If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment.
Major Credit Reporting Agencies
Equifax (www.equifax.com or 1-800-685-1111)
Experian (www.experian.com or 1-888-397-3742)
TransUnion (www.transunion.com or 1-800-888-4213)

 

 

 

 Lexington County Sheriff's Department Patrol Deputy

Salary $43,847 - $50,444                                      $5,000 NEW HIRE INCENTIVE

JOB REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for employment. Additional requirements for the positions of Deputy and Correctional Officer are outlined separately below:

Minimum Requirements for all Positions

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.
  • Must have a clear criminal history.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Driving record must not show a disregard for the law.
  • Credit history must show sound financial management with the ability to keep accounts paid up-to-date.
  • Results of all pre-employment tests and interviews must meet standards.
  • Past employment record must be satisfactory.
  • Must pass a drug test.
  • Medical examination results must show that you are capable of performing all of the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, with reasonable accommodation.

Additional Requirements for Deputy

  • Must be at least 21 years-of-age, and, MEET AT LEASTONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
  • Must already be certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (LE Class 1),
  • Must possess college degree (Associate's or higher),
  • Must be a certified law enforcement officer from another state,
  • Must have two years of prior military experience.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SELECTION PROCESS
The Sheriff’s Department’s pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:

Driving record review
Criminal record review
Credit history review
Psychological screening
Initial interview
Polygraph examination
Background investigation
Pre-employment physical examination and completion of a health history questionnaire
Pre-employment drug test
Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department

This process generally takes eight to ten weeks or longer to complete.

Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

For more information about employment opportunities with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, contact our recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at 803-785-JOIN(5646)

Job Purpose

Performs assigned duties of the position for the County and responds to calls for service; enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

♦ Enforces all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare; performs all duties in compliance
with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards of safety.

♦ Performs routine patrol duties, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the County, responding to emergency calls and/or public calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting law violators and criminal suspects, issuing traffic citations/summonses, transporting prisoners and mental patients.

♦ Assists with criminal investigations. Interviews witnesses, complainants and victims; gathers physical evidence and preserves it for court; provides case follow-up as needed.

♦ Prepares cases for prosecution; provides court testimony as necessary.

♦ Participates in special operations as assigned.

♦ Provides courtroom security as assigned.

♦ Maintains assigned equipment and vehicles.

♦ Participates in public relations efforts as necessary to maintain a cooperative and positive relationship between the Sheriff’s Office and the community.

♦ Attends periodic training sessions; maintains required level of proficiency in the use of firearms.

♦ Prepares various documents including incident reports, accident reports, investigative reports, pursuit reports, warrants, subpoenas, and case documentation.

♦ Refers to policy and procedure manuals, codes, regulations, laws, maps, statutes, and training manuals.

♦ Operates/uses a variety of police equipment, which may include a police vehicle, firearms, Datamaster, radar; operates various types of office equipment, machinery and tools in the performance of duties such as a computer, printer, adding machine, radio equipment, telephones, tape recorder, fax machine, copier.

Supplemental Functions

♦ Performs other similar duties as required.

Job Specifications and Qualifications

Knowledge:
♦ Policies, procedures and methods of the Sheriff’s Department;
♦ Structure, functions and inter-relationships of state and local law enforcement agencies;
♦ Up-to-date law enforcement procedures;
♦ Firearms, automotive, radio and other law enforcement equipment;
♦ Legal rights of accused persons and law enforcement;
♦ Criminal behavior and methods of operation;
♦ Civil process;
♦ Other County departments to communicate with their representatives as necessary in carrying out duties and responsibilities;
♦ Layout of local roads and of the locations and characteristics of the various neighborhoods; ♦ Standard tools, materials and practices of the trade;
♦ Occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

Skills:
♦ Operation and care of firearms;
♦ Comprehension, interpretation and application of regulations, procedures and related information;
♦ Basic mathematics;
♦ Reacting quickly to emergency situations;
♦ Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact.

Education/Experience:
♦ High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.

Licensing and Certifications:
♦ Valid South Carolina Driver’s License;
♦ Class I Law Enforcement Certification from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

♦ Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.

♦ Positions in this class typically require talking, hearing, seeing, fingering, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting. Positions in this class may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, workspace restrictions, and vibrations.

Application Process:

All applicants must complete a Lexington County Sheriff's Department application. Applications can be obtained at the front lobby of the Sheriff's Department located at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, South Carolina; at the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC Works) office located at 671 Main Street, West Columbia, SC 29170; or visiting our website at www.joinLCSD.com

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, current and past employers you indicate in your application, therefore, correct mailing addresses are critical. The Department accepts applications on a continual basis. Completed applications can be turned in at the front desk of the Sheriff's Department, which is open 24 hours a day, or to the above listed SC Works location, from 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completed applications may also be mailed to the Department at the following address:

Lexington County Sheriff's Department
Attn: Human Resources Division
PO Box 639
Lexington, SC 29072

The following documents are required in order for your application to be processed:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Copy of High School Diploma or GED
  • Copy of a valid S.C. 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.)
  • Credit report (This can be obtained from companies such as Equifax, Experian, etc. These are listed in the yellow pages of the phone directory under “Credit Reporting Agencies” and also at the bottom of this page.)
  • Copy of form DD-214 (if a Veteran)
  • Copies of other documents which may be applicable to employment (i.e. Certifications, training documents, diplomas, etc.)

You will be contacted within several weeks of the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will be given a date and time to attend applicant testing. Following testing, applicants are placed in an applicant pool along with others who have successfully completed the applicant process to that point. The most qualified applicants are then chosen to continue in the process. If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment.
Major Credit Reporting Agencies
Equifax (www.equifax.com or 1-800-685-1111)
Experian (www.experian.com or 1-888-397-3742)
TransUnion (www.transunion.com or 1-800-888-4213)

 

Lexington County Sheriff's Department Detention Deputy

Salary $43,847 - $50,444                                                  $5,000 NEW HIRE INCENTIVE

JOB REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for employment. Additional requirements for the positions of Patrol Deputy and Detention Deputy are outlined separately below:

Minimum Requirements for all Positions

· Must be at least 18 years of age

· Must have a High School diploma or GED.

· Must have a clear criminal history.

· Must be a United States citizen.

· Driving record must not show a disregard for the law.

· Credit history must show sound financial management with the ability to keep accounts paid up-to-date.

· Results of all pre-employment tests and interviews must meet standards.

· Past employment record must be satisfactory.

· Must pass a drug test.

· Medical examination results must show that you are capable of performing all of the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, with reasonable accommodation.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SELECTION PROCESS
The Sheriff’s Department’s pre-employment selection process consists of the following elements:

Driving record review
Criminal record review
Credit history review
Psychological screening
Initial interview
Polygraph examination
Background investigation
Pre-employment physical examination and completion of a health history questionnaire
Pre-employment drug test
Any other requirement determined necessary by the Sheriff’s Department

This process generally takes eight to ten weeks or longer to complete.

Qualified applicants and employees are treated without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or disability.

For more information about employment opportunities with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, contact our recruiter Sergeant Dan Rusinyak at 803-785-JOIN(5646)

Job Purpose

Provides for the safety of staff and inmates and the security of the detention facility; supervises inmate activities, and performs related corrections work as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

♦ Maintains the security and safety of the County’s detention facility, inmates and staff through implementation of established policies and procedures.
♦ Monitors jail access and egress.
♦ Monitors security cameras, alarm systems, automated locking systems and other specialized security equipment.
♦ Patrols facility to ensure security; inspects locking and security devices and doors for proper working condition.
♦ Processes and books inmates; searches, photographs and fingerprints inmates; secures inmates’ property and issues clothing and supplies; establishes inmate records and accounts; completes medical screenings; receives and processes inmates for weekend sentences; escorts inmates to proper housing locations.
♦ Performs initial classification of all new arrivals; conducts NCIC background checks on new inmates.
♦ Supervises meals, visitation, recreation and exercise, telephone privileges, counseling, court visits, movement within the facility, and medical attention; conducts head counts regularly.
♦ Maintains key and tool control.
♦ Supervises inmate workers.
♦ Ensures that inmates are provided with appropriate sanitary conditions, clothing and supplies; administers First Aid and/or CPR as required.
♦ Routinely searches inmates, cells, kitchen and other inmate-accessible areas for contraband and other safety and security hazards.
♦ Observes and maintains orderly conduct among inmate population; subdues unruly or violent individuals; responds to emergency situations on jail property; investigates incidents, crimes, disputes, abuse of drugs, etc., among inmates.

Job Specifications and Qualifications

Knowledge:
♦ Methods, organization, and operation of a County detention facility;
♦ Structure, functions, and inter-relationships of state and local law enforcement agencies and detention facilities;
♦ Enforcement procedures;
♦ Methods of detention and incarceration;
♦ Firearms, restraining devices, automotive, radio, and other law enforcement and security equipment;
♦ State and federal law, departmental and county policies, and state and federal standards pertaining to corrections.

Skills:
♦ Comprehending, interpreting, and applying regulations, laws, and detention methods and techniques;
♦ Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone, and email contact;
♦ Utilizing taser equipment and restraining devices;
♦ Reacting calmly in emergency and stressful situations.

Education/Experience:
♦ High School diploma or equivalent, with no experience required.

Licensing and Certifications:
♦ Class II Basic Jail Certification from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy;
♦ Valid South Carolina Driver's License;
♦ CPR and First Aid certifications.

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

♦ Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
♦ Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, repetitive motions, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.
♦ Positions in this class may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, intense noises, gases, workspace restrictions, and vibrations.

Application Process:

All applicants must complete a Lexington County Sheriff's Department application. Applications can be obtained at the front lobby of the Sheriff's Department located at 521 Gibson Road, Lexington, South Carolina; at the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC Works) office located at 671 Main Street, West Columbia, SC 29170; or visiting our website at www.joinLCSD.com (online application available)

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, current and past employers you indicate in your application, therefore, correct mailing addresses are critical. The Department accepts applications on a continual basis. Completed applications can be turned in at the front desk of the Sheriff's Department, which is open 24 hours a day, or to the above listed SC Works location, from 8:30 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Completed applications may also be mailed to the Department at the following address:

Lexington County Sheriff's Department
Attn: Human Resources Division
PO Box 639
Lexington, SC 29072

The following documents are required in order for your application to be processed:

· Copy of Birth Certificate

· Copy of Social Security Card

· Copy of High School Diploma or GED

· Copy of a valid S.C. 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.)

· Credit report (This can be obtained from companies such as Equifax, Experian, etc. These are listed in the yellow pages of the phone directory under “Credit Reporting Agencies” and also at the bottom of this page.)

· Copy of form DD-214 (if a Veteran)

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

You will be contacted within several weeks of the submission of your application. If your application is satisfactory, you will be given a date and time to attend applicant testing. Following testing, applicants are placed in an applicant pool along with others who have successfully completed the applicant process to that point. The most qualified applicants are then chosen to continue in the process. If rejected, an applicant may reapply one year after being turned down for employment.
Major Credit Reporting Agencies
Equifax (www.equifax.com or 1-800-685-1111)
Experian (www.experian.com or 1-888-397-3742)
TransUnion (www.transunion.com or 1-800-888-4213)'

 

Job title

Certified Police Officer - School Resource Officer

Organization

Travelers Rest Police Department

Category

Police

Employee status

Full time

Position hours

7 AM to 3 PM Monday through Friday and some rotating shift work when school is not in session

Description 1 of 3

Provide highly responsible law enforcement and crime prevention functions for the Police Department at the Greenville County School District’s educational institutions (i.e., elementary, middle, and high schools) inside the city. Must have the ability to work independently, work well with others, and perform in a team environment daily. Negotiation, persuasion, tact, and diplomacy are essential for effectively performing these tasks. Officers inside the schools enforce laws and ordinances, investigate crimes, arrests offenders, respond to medical calls, civil disputes, and mentor students.

Description 2 of 3

Patrols City streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law,
control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies
and other law violations, and to otherwise serve and protect. Responds to emergency radio calls and
investigates accidents, robberies, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing
children, prowlers, abuse of drugs, etc.; takes appropriate law enforcement action.

Description 3 of 3

Interrogates suspects, witnesses and drivers; preserves evidence; arrests violators; investigates and
renders assistance at vehicular accidents; summons ambulances and other law enforcement vehicles.
Conducts follow up investigations of crimes committed during assigned shift; seeks out and questions
victim, witnesses and suspects; develops leads and tips; searches scenes of crimes for clues; analyzes
and evaluates evidence and arrests offenders; prepares cases for giving testimony and testifies in court
proceedings. Investigates criminal law violations occurring within the City limits.

Qualification 1 of 3

Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment; must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a
valid South Carolina driver's license without record of suspension or revocation; U.S. citizen; must be able
to read and write the English language and have a High school diploma or equivalent. Felony convictions
and disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years are not allowed and must be of good moral
character and of temperate and industrious habits.

Qualification 2 of 3

Knowledge of or the ability to learn the applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations;
ability to perform work requiring good physical condition; ability to communicate effectively orally and in
writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers and
supervisors; ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions; ability to
follow verbal and written instructions; ability to meet the special requirements listed below; ability to learn
the City's geography.

Qualification 3 of 3

A successful graduate of the SC Criminal Justice Academy Basic Training.

Pay info

$43,848 - $50,999 ($21.09/hour to $24.51/hour) based upon experience (Benefits package includes state
retirement and health, dental, vision, and life insurance options)

How to apply

Applications are available at: www.travelersrestsc.com under Government, Police Department, and Job Opportunities and at Travelers Rest City Hall, 125 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest, SC 29690.
Submit completed and signed applications (resume optional) to Chief Benjamin Ford, Travelers Rest
Police Department, 125 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest, SC 29690, or email to [email protected].

Web link to the job description

https://travelersrestsc.com/businesses/departments/police-department/employment/

Deadline

7/22/2022

Equal Opportunity Employer statement

The City of Travelers Rest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The city does not discriminate based on
race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Main contact for this job posting

Benjamin Ford

Main contact's email

[email protected]

Main contact's phone number

(864) 834-9029

 

 

 

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCREDITATION, Inc. (SCLEA)

Job Title:

SCLEA Program Coordinator

Job Category:

Administrative/Training

Department/Group:

SCLEA

Job Code/ Req#:

NA

Location:

Columbia, SC

Travel Required:

Local only

Level/Salary Range:

$21.00 per hour

Position Type:

Part-time Contract

HR Contact:

NA

Date Posted:

07/01/2022

Will Train Applicant(s):

Yes

Posting Expires:

When filled

Internal Posting URL:

www.sc-lea.org

Applications Accepted By:

Fax or Email:

John B. Tucker  [email protected]

Subject Line: SCLEA Program Manager

Mail:

SOUTH CAROLINA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCREDITATION, Inc. (SCLEA)

P.O. Box 212266

Columbia, SC  29221

Scope of Work

Role and Responsibilities

The primary role of this position is to provide accreditation related services to SCLEA clients and potential clients.  The position will also ensure the successful operation of the SCLEA office in Columbia, South Carolina.   The position will:   

  • Provide customer service support to agencies involved in the accreditation process
  • Respond to and follow-up on inquiries and requests for information
  • Respond to client questions as they relate to accreditation standards and processes
  • Conduct small group training sessions for new accreditation managers
  • Assist client agencies with file development and PowerDMS® set-up
  • Keep track of agency contact information and scheduled assessment dates
  • Track agencies for timely submission of annual reports
  • Schedule periodic (in-office) file reviews for new and existing clients
  • Serve as a point of contact for clients, staff, and Council members
  • Conduct daily office operations to include greeting visitors, phone support and business correspondence  
  • Maintain office budget and supplies
  • Maintain corporate grant(s), when applicable
  • Coordinate the release of information concerning the status of accredited agencies
  • Provide other administrative support functions, as necessary Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, or a related field

2-5 years of work experience in an administrative/project management role

Strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to prioritize

Ability to establish effective working relationships with executive officers and public safety personnel

Excellent interpersonal & communication skills

Strong problem-solving skills and analytical abilities

Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Knowledge of SCLEA Accreditation Process or ability to gain acceptable expertise

Knowledge of PowerDMS® software or ability to gain proficiency 

Preferred Skills

Knowledge of the functions and relationships of law enforcement and other government agencies.

Knowledge of public safety policies, operational procedures, and administrative practices.

Knowledge of general office operations, functions, and procedures.

Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with a wide range of clients, employees, and the public.

Ability to communicate effectively with others both in-person and over the telephone and computer in a clear and concise manner.

Ability to read, understand and complete work assignments in a timely fashion. 

Ability to compile, organize, prepare, and maintain required records, reports, and related information.

Ability to learn and apply new skills needed to efficiently complete job requirements.

 Additional Notes

Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

Reviewed By:

John Tucker

Date:

May 13, 2022

Approved By:

John Tucker

Date:

 

Last Updated By:

Sheila B. Cole

Date/Time:

May 3, 2022

 

 

Dispatcher in Police Department

Position hours: 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. shifts

 Job Duties:

  • Answers incoming calls for the Police and Fire Departments and responds appropriately by receiving pertinent information from the caller, dispatching proper units as required, relaying information to proper agencies, and/or taking messages as appropriate.  Coordinates emergency calls and relays information and assistance requests involving other public safety agencies.
  • Enters, updates, and retrieves information from teletype networks relating to wanted persons, stolen property, and vehicle registrations.
  • Maintains contact with all units on assignment; maintains status and location of field units; answers non-emergency and maintenance services calls for assistance; monitors alarms and dispatches assistance as needed.
  • Performs a variety of general duties in support of the Police Department such as record keeping, filing, and indexing.  Maintains a variety of documents relating to public safety activities and prepares related reports as requested.
  • Operates a variety of public safety telecommunications equipment and tests and inspects the equipment as required.

 Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and on-the-job training plus NCIC and CPR certifications or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

Pay info: Salary range $41,080.23 to $57,513.36 (FY 22–23) with budgeted merit and cost-of-living increases. Excellent benefits package includes 13 holidays and participation in the State Retirement System, the SC Deferred Compensation Plan, and the State Health Plan with the employee’s health insurance and basic dental premiums paid by the city.

How to apply: Application is available on line at www.westcolumbiasc.gov and at the Customer Service Counter in the West Columbia City Hall located at 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169.  Completed and signed applications may be mailed to Assistant Police Chief Bruce Wade, PO Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171-4044, emailed to [email protected], or faxed to (803) 939-2780.

Deadline: Open until filled.

The city of West Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The city does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

 

 

ANDERSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT FIVE

POSITION OVERVIEW TITLE: Executive Director of Safety/ Security
STATUS/FLSA: Full-time / Exempt
PAY SCHEDULE/GROUP: DISTRICT LEVEL
SUPERVISOR: Assistant Superintendent for Operational Services
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 240 Days. Salary determined by schedule set by the Board/Salary Range: $76,407-$119,087

EVALUATION: Evaluated annually by the Assistant Superintendent for Operational Services

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership for school and district administrators for the administration and coordination of the security and emergency management program for the school district and its school/facilities. This position provides leadership during critical incidents and collaborates and coordinates with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies and emergency responders. The ultimate goal is to ensure safe and secure schools and workplaces.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES

 Works with school and district administrators and members of law enforcement to review and update existing security measures and plans. ( Includes a risk assessment)

Fosters a culture of physical security awareness by conducting training sessions and communicating with personnel.

Presents updated security policies and procedures to district and building level administrators.

Develops and manages a budget for security and safety.

Is knowledgeable of district policies, state and federal laws, and regulations dealing with school security and safety.
Is trained in first aid and CPR procedures.

Analyzes data to develop safety procedures and protocol.

Serves as the primary liaison between the school district and other public safety and emergency management agencies.

Works with district and school administrators and law enforcement to conduct safety/ security drills.

Provides feedback to district and school administrators after drills are conducted.

Maintains confidentiality.

Advises and makes recommendations to the Superintendent, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees on matters covered under assigned areas of responsibility.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/ university

EXPERIENCE  Five years, minimum, supervisory experience in a law enforcement or emergency management field

QUALIFICATIONS
Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

Detailed understanding of best security practices and the laws governing these practices

Valid driver’s license

Good organizational skills

Ability to multi-task

Maintains a professional demeanor in stressful conditions

Knowledgeable of surveillance equipment

Excellent management and supervisory skills

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Proficient in communication software and application

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Able to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally
Ability to travel throughout the district’s facilities as required to conduct safety inspections
Periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
Periods of standing and walking
The Executive Director of Security and Safety is subject to be available on a 24 hour basis.

LICENSES Valid Driver’s License

 

USC Aiken University Police 

Law Enforcement Officer I (2 positions available), $36,900 - $42,000 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education, USC Aiken University Police  

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: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/113138.
Position is open until filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE. 

 

Patrol Corporal (Law Enforcement Officer II), Salary: $42,435 per year/Salary commensurate with education/experience, USC Aiken University Police 

 

The Law Enforcement Officer II/Patrol Corporal provides law enforcement, security, and protection for the University of South Carolina Community and property. Serves as the first line supervisor of a team of officers. These are certified police officers in accordance with SC Code of Laws, empowered with full arrest and police authority statewide. They enforce state laws, National Advocacy Center rules and regulations, and University rules and regulations. Executes duties of a patrol officer, provides VIP detail security, assists with critical incidents, and provides emergency first response. Work shifts may vary from week to week. Must work overtime and weekends as required. High school diploma and 2 years of related experience. Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record. Must pass a background investigation and complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy and be certified by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council before assuming police duties. Duty hours include nights and weekends. Must receive certification as a Medical First Responder. 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. Have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle. Apply online at:https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/117799.  Application Deadline: April 14, 2022. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  USC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

 

Clemson University Police Department

SC LEO I Certified? You may be eligible for a $7500.00 Signing Bonus!!! – Clemson University Police Department is currently offering a $7500.00 signing bonus for SC LEO I Certified Officers.

Clemson University Police Department is currently accepting applications for: 

Law Enforcement Officer I – EOD K-9 Handler

JOB DUTIES:

75% - Essential - Works in tandem with a trained EOD K-9. K-9 Handler must provide daily care, both during and after work hours, manage veterinary care, for the assigned K-9. Must be available for call-outs as required. Work most special events occurring on campus with the need to work flexible schedules in addition to accomplishing other duties as required. K-9 Handlers are required to accomplish other duties as required in the area of community action events, training, and patrol. Performs all Law Enforcement responsibilities with or without K9 assistance.

10% - Essential - Law Enforcement
Patrols assigned area to detect violations and enforce State, County and Municipal laws, rules and regulations for the protection and security of persons and property of Clemson University. Directs pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Installs and removes traffic control devices as needed. Issues summons and takes enforcement action when needed. Participates in traffic safety programs and initiatives. Exercises arrest powers as appropriate. Completes booking reports, fingerprints and photographs. Responds to disturbances, performs investigations, collects evidence and completes reports.

5% - Essential - Investigating and Crime Scene Management:
Investigates complaints and interviews victims, witnesses, and participants. Photographs and sketches crime scenes. Collects evidence and informs superiors. Works field incidents to completion and conducts investigation follow ups as needed

5% - Essential - Civic Responsibilities:
Performs duties associated with crime prevention. Assists disabled motorists. Reports safety hazards, prepares police reports and other activity reports. Conducts public outreach/engagement activities. Practices modern, community-oriented policing concepts and supports the CUPD/Residential Life Housing Liaison program

5% - Essential - Administrative Support:
Prepares cases for court presentation. Presents cases in the Clemson University Municipal Court. Forwards documents for Circuit Court cases to the Solicitor's Office and testifies in court.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education -  High School or Equivalent

Must be LEO I Certified with minimum of 2 years+  LEO experience

Successfully complete the Physical Ability Test (PAT) assessment

 Demonstrate the ability to lift 50 pounds

Have no known allergies to chemicals commonly used in explosive devices

 Live within 25 miles of Clemson University (Center point of campus)

 Enclosed area for K-9 exercise (fence or run) prior to assign

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education -  Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice, or related field

Work Experience -  2+ years

 STARTING SALARIES:

 Non-Certified Officer (Pre-Academy) = $40,148

 Certified Police Officer  =  $42,155

 Police Officer I (1 year experience) $44,263

 Police Officer II (3 years experience) $46,475

 Senior Police Officer (5 years experience) $48,799

 Master Police Officer (7 years experience) $51,237

 In addition to base pay CUPD offers Shift Supplements:

Day Shift 12-hour Sworn Officers  $2088 per year

Night Shift 12-hour Sworn Officers $4176 per year 

To Apply go to:   clemson.edu/careers

 For additional information please contact:  Lt. Steven Cannon [email protected] or Stephanie O’Shields [email protected]   

 

 


 


 

Monks Corner Police Department          

Position: Chief of Police
Date Posted: May 2022
Salary: $86,145 - $97,990 annually
Hours:  Full-Time
Application Deadline: until filled 
The Town of Moncks Corner is seeking a committed, highly skilled, and motivated individual as 
Police Chief to lead the Town’s state accredited Police Department. The Police Chief is responsible for the effective and professional management 
and development of the Moncks Corner Police Department. The primary responsibilities of this position are to 
administer and oversee all policing activities and plans, organize and direct departmental activities, ensure that 
laws and ordinances are enforced, and measures are implemented to prevent crimes and to protect lives and 
property. Additionally, this role will include advising senior Town and other officials in developing, coordinating, 
and overseeing the implementation of police operations. The Police Chief reports to the Town Administrator and is responsible for overseeing a department comprised of 41.5 full-time employees, including 37 full-time sworn police officers. This law enforcement agency is supported by an annual operating budget of approximately $3.66 million. The department offers various services to address specific problems and to increase citizen awareness and participation in crime prevention. These services include patrol, victim’s assistance, school resource officers, bicycle patrol, forensic services, drug enforcement, investigations and more. 

The Moncks Corner Police Department is committed to serving our community by providing a safe environment for citizens to live, work, raise families, and enhance their quality of life by providing excellent law enforcement, maintaining a high standard of professional accountability to our citizens, and serving all people of the Town of Moncks Corner with dignity, respect, fairness, and compassion.  

The Police Chief is expected to be engaged both internally and externally, trusting staff to manage incidents while coordinating with officers, fellow department heads, citizens, and partners in multiple jurisdictional agreements.  A 

desirable Police Chief, according to Police Department staff, is much more than an effective administrator, operating with impeccable honesty, judgement, integrity, commitment, and demonstrating outstanding leadership skills 

through organizational improvement and effective recruiting. 

The ideal candidate will be team-oriented, able to cultivate a collaborative culture within the Department and be able to work cooperatively while also possessing exceptional leadership and communications skills. Proactive in developing and supporting staff to achieve excellence through increased training, responsibility, productivity, morale, and retention. 

The Town is seeking candidates with experience in a diverse community, a track record of community involvement, and an ability to establish strong relationships with neighborhoods and the business community. They must be an innovative partner with other law enforcement agencies and other governmental agencies, Town staff and the Town Council. They will understand and embrace how technology and social media can enhance effective public safety and be considered a subject matter expert with experience across functional areas: patrol, support services, investigations, and other specialized units. Being knowledgeable regarding the use of data-driven approach and prevent crime, and community-oriented policing, they would have a practice of consistently updating personal knowledge regarding public policy, public perception, and law enforcement trends. 

The Town desires a candidate that has strong diplomatic skills and the highest levels of integrity while also serving the public with humility. An outstanding communicator who speaks clearly and transparently. They should also be appreciative of the significance of diversity within all aspects of the department and community and have innovative solutions to attracting, retaining, and promoting outstanding individuals who look like the community they serve.   

 

About the Community:   Situated by Lake Moultrie and its 210 miles of gorgeous shoreline, Moncks Corner is a haven of relaxation and old-fashioned values on the edge of the bustling Charleston, South Carolina Metropolitan Area.  While we’ve nearly doubled in size over the last decade, our vision is clear – to be a town where families come first, and quality of life is the goal. 

Moncks Corner is the seat of Berkeley County and features a population of over 14,000 in a county of 240,000 residents.  Our diverse economy encompasses government, healthcare, financial services, and technology.  Major regional employers include Google, Boeing, and Volvo.  Moncks Corner is also the home of regional utilities Santee Cooper, Berkeley Electric Cooperative, and Home Telecom. The Town’s Regional Recreation Complex provides several sports activities to thousands of participants each year and serves as home to our numerous festivals and celebrations including our Fourth of July Street Dance and monthlong Celebrate the Season every December.  And, if you love the outdoor lifestyle, the Town is located less than fifteen minutes from Santee Canal Park, Cypress Gardens, Mepkin Abbey, the Cooper River, and Francis Marion National Forest.  South Carolina’s beautiful beaches are less than an hour away.

Key Priorities of the Next Police Chief: 

•    Evaluating the department to assess what alignment and changes are needed to initiate and implement best practices;  leveraging internal talent while evaluating recruitment challenges for attraction and retention of staff; 

•    Ensuring a community-oriented policing philosophy permeates all levels of the organization and continues to build community trust; and,   einvigorating relationships with education partners, community organizations, local and regional law enforcement, and intergovernmental organizations. 

 The selected candidate must possess a valid South Carolina and a bachelor’s degree 

Qualifications: Public Administration or Criminal Justice with 10 years of experience in law enforcement, at least five of which have been at the management level; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Master’s degree and graduate of the FBI National Academy preferred.                                                                                                                Driver’s License and reside within the Town’s corporate limits within six months (exceptions to residency will be considered on a case-by-case basis). If selected, a candidate must have successfully completed the required courses through the South Carolina Department of Public Safety and hold required certifications within six months. 

How to apply: Qualified candidates please submit your cover letter, resume and complete application to: 

Jeff Lord, Town Administrator 

Town of Moncks Corner 118 Carolina Avenue 
Moncks Corner, SC 29461 

 

 Applications are available online by visiting the Town's website: 

www.monckscornersc.gov/employment.    

This position is open until filled; first review of applicants will occur on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Following this date, resumes will be screened, and interviews will be offered by the Town to those candidates most closely aligned with the Town’s needs, with reference, background, credit, and academic verifications conducted after receiving candidates’ permission. The selected candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background review. For more information, please contact: Jeff Lord at jeff[email protected]ckscornersc.gov. 

 

 


Allendale Police Department

Position: Chief of Police
Date Posted: May 2022
Hours:  Full-Time
Application Deadline: May 6, 2022 

 

Description: The Town of Allendale is accepting applications for a Police Chief. Responsible for the effective and professional management and development of the Town’s Police Department.  Located in the Lower Savannah Region of South Carolina, our community sits south of Augusta, Georgia and north of Hilton Head Island and is approximately 35 miles from Interstate 95. The Town is the county seat of Allendale County. Supervises, trains, directs, counsels, evaluates, and disciplines subordinates. Consults with the Town Administrator and Town government officials to determine and plan department services. 

Enforces federal and state law, and Town Code of Ordinances. 

Qualifications: 

Education, training and experience commensurate with the completion of a course of study related to the occupational field.  A minimum of 10 years of law enforcement experience is preferred.  Three years of law enforcement experience equivalent to police sergeant or higher is required.  Any equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable. 
Ability to meet and maintain current requirements set forth by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council.  Preference will be given to applicants who have completed the Police Chief training program. 

Must be a U.S. Citizen who can read and write the English language. 

Possession of or ability obtain a South Carolina Driver’s License. 

Successful work history review, driver’s license check, drug test, and criminal background check. 

How to apply 

Submit letter of interest, resume and 3 references to Town of Allendale Re: Police Chief PO Box 551 

Allendale, SC 29810-0551 or email [email protected] 

 


 

Department of Juvenile Justice            

Position: Public Safety Officer I
Date Posted: May 2022
Hours:  Part-Time
Application Deadline: until filled 

JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Chief of Public Safety, will respond to and resolve calls for service, perform law enforcement duties by patrolling S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice Campuses to ensure the safety and security of persons and property. 
Conducts perimeter patrols of all areas with DJJ Institutional grounds on a regular and non-scheduled basis.
Responds to calls for service/assistance.
Observes, instructs, corrects, investigates, and reports persons or incidents involving, but limited to, suspected break-ins, tampering, vandalism, thefts, property damage, safety hazards, smoke, fire obstructions and conditions or violations contrary to the best interest of institution.
Transports juvenile(s) as required for medical appointments, funerals, etc. in and/or out state.
Prepares written reports of investigation based on his or her actions. Investigates all escapes from institutions upon apprehension of juvenile(s).
Investigates motor vehicle collisions on DJJ property.
Escorts unauthorized, unruly visitors, or terminated employee(s) off DJJ Campuses.
Temporary in charge of a shift in the absence of a supervisor as needed.
Perform other related duties as required by supervisor.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:

Agency Requirements: High School Diploma

Special Necessary Requirements:  Certification by the Law Enforcement Training Council in accordance with 23-23-40 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976. Some positions require a commercial driver's license.

Note: If any Agency Requirements are listed above, applicants must also meet those requirements to be considered for the position. Salary may vary depending on experience and qualifications. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy on or before the HR processing date.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred: High School Diploma, South Carolina Class One Certified Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of one (1) year experience or related experience ie military service.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to prepare reports
Ability to prioritize multiple competing priorities during high stress situations
Perform general police work such as maintaining order during emergencies, participating in vehicle and employee searches, be on alert for suspicious activities, drugs, theft, contraband, and juvenile abuse
Patrol assigned area to prevent crime and detect violations of law
Investigate traffic collisions
Escort unruly visitors off campus
Performs emergency and routine juvenile transport
Provides a safe environment for the juvenile(s), visitor(s) and employee(s) of DJJ
Work under general supervision by Administrator of Public Safety while using judgment to proceed in routine matters in accordance with standard practices
Annual scheduled performance reviews supervised by the Chief of Public Safety via reports, schedule meetings and personal contacts.
On call for emergencies 24 hours per day
Essential Position: Candidate should possess high moral, character, someone stable and nature and able to withstand a background investigation
Must be able to work with aggressive delinquent juveniles daily in accordance with SCDJJ Policies and Procedures
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs., sits 1-3 hours per day: stand 1-3 hours per day, walk 1-3 hours per day and ability to work varied hours to meet organizational needs
Deal with confidential and sensitive information
Ability to prioritize multiple competing priorities during stress situations and overnight travel may be required.
This position performs job duties relating to the custody, control, transportation, or recapture of juveniles within the jurisdiction of the Department of Juvenile Justice and the employee may have direct and indirect contact with juveniles within the jurisdiction of the Department of Juvenile Justice. 
Training applicable to these duties will be provided. 

Applications are incomplete if you fail to answer all supplemental questions, education, and work history. Incomplete applications are not referred to hiring managers. Applications are accepted until 5:00 p.m. on the stated closing date.

You will be asked to provide a certified transcript if selected for a position requiring a degree. A background investigation will be conducted that may include, but not limited to, criminal records, driver's license, and child abuse registry prior to an offer of employment. Additionally, a medical examination and drug testing may be required. Please provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. A resume maybe attached with your application, but not substituted for completing the work history section of the application.

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children
  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

Must work at least 30 hours to be benefits eligible.

Where to apply:  You may apply at www.careers.sc.gov.

If there are questions, please contact: DJJ Recruiter: Eloise Davis at 803-609-1420 or [email protected]

 


 

 

 Lancaster County Sheriff's Office  

Position: Patrol Deputy and Detention Officer                                                

Job Type: Full-Time

Career Ladder:   

Deputy- $41,059- $44,500 - Less than 2 years 

Deputy First Class- $45,018- $47,800 2-4 Years 

                                  $47,099- $50,000 4-6 years 

Lance Corporal- $49,179- $53,300 6-8 years 

                             $51,260- $55,070 8-10 years 

Senior Deputy- $52,300- $57,200 10-15 years 

Master Deputy- $55,141- $61,000 15+ years 

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

Detention Center Positions 

Correction Officer I- $40,000- $42,550 Less than 2 years 

Correction Officer II- $43,000- $47,100 2-4 years

                                    $45,000- $49,100 4-6 years 

Correction Officer III- $46,700- $51,000 6-8 years 

                                     $48,190- $51,670 8-10 years 

Senior Correction Officer- $49,250- $54,400 10+ years                  

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

Deadline: Until Filled

Benefits:  

  • 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 and to complete an online application go to www.lacoso.net/employment or contact the recruiter at [email protected] or 803-313-2080.

 


 

Batesburg-Leesville PD

Police Chief

 

Overview

 

The Town of Batesburg-Leesville is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Chief of Police.   The successful candidate will have exceptional leadership, management and community relations skills and will have the ability to build collaborative relationships with the diverse stakeholder groups within the Town of Batesburg-Leesville.

More Information Here

 


 

Lexington Police Department

Position: Police Officer                                 

Date Posted: January 2022
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: $43,865 
Application Deadline: until filled 

 

"Are you ready to join us in "Building a Partnership in the Community We Serve"?

The Lexington Police Department is accepting applications in anticipation of hiring several officers in the coming months.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, training opportunities, and recently updated policies to allow trimmed beards and visible tattoos while in uniform.

The starting salary begins at $43,865 with an additional pay increase of 1.5% for an Associate's Degree or 3% for a Bachelor's Degree, bilingual candidates, or prior certified law enforcement experience.  After three years, officers reach the mid-point in their pay grade which is currently $52,638.

Have questions? Check out the Lexington Police Department website for more information. http://lexsc.com/503/Employment-Opportunities"

 


Denmark Technical College Police Department

 

Position: Public Safety Officer                                 

Date Posted: October 6, 2021
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: $28,215.00 - $40,000.00 
Application Deadline: until filled 
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: Requires flexible schedule based on business needs. Incumbent 

is considered "essential" staffing. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision of the Chief of Public Safety, enforces state/county/municipal laws, patrols campus properties (on foot or in motor vehicle), secures buildings, equipment, and other property on the campus, conducts investigations of criminal offenses, traffic accidents and related infractions, and disturbances, conducts traffic and assist with crowd control. Responsible for keeping records  and making  reports regarding activities.  Provides guidance/assistance to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to DTC, responding to complaints/reports of violations and requests for assistance. Other duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma and two (2) years of work experience in law enforcement. Certifications from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in accordance with Section 23-23-40 of the Code of  Laws of South Carolina 1976, as Amended, to include certification as a State Constable within 30days of hire. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the minimum qualifications, considerable knowledge of modern police methods, procedures, and practices, as well as the civil rights of an accused person. Ability to enforce laws, investigate accidents, disturbances, and violations. Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in written form. Experience in a secondary or post-secondary educational setting preferred. 

  


 Presbyterian College Campus Police Department

 

Position: Campus Police Sergeant                                    
Date Posted: November 15, 2021
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: Salary is based on education and experience
Application Deadline: until filled 

POSITION: Presbyterian College Campus Police Sergeant – Presbyterian College Campus Police Sergeants are sworn law enforcement officers with full authority to enforce federal, state, municipal laws, and Presbyterian College policies. PC Police Officers are Class 1 certified officers who have completed the twelve weeks of law enforcement instruction at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. They are also appointed and commissioned as State Constables by the Governor of South Carolina as provided by South Carolina law.

Functions:

  • Patrol campus properties throughout the shift. Promote public and campus safety in those patrol areas consistent with the concepts of community policing, and department and PC policy, state, local and federal laws. Interact with faculty, university students and citizens who may visit the university.  Primary mode of patrol is vehicle patrol, but also includes foot patrol.
  • May be required to stand for extended periods of time when assigned to fixed posts or required to walk for extended periods of time if assigned to a walking post.
  • Enforce traffic laws and issues warnings or citations to violators.
  • Determines “probable cause” and makes arrests of individuals in compliance with South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and department policy.
  • Monitor radio traffic and respond to all dispatched calls for service in a timely manner.
  • Properly investigates all assigned incidents and documents the findings of the investigation on case reports, supplemental report forms and daily activity logs.
  • Participates in criminal investigations and evidence collection.
  • Interviews victims and witnesses.
  • Enforces college parking and traffic regulations by the issuance of parking and traffic citations
  • Testifies clearly and truthfully during campus conduct hearings and/or court proceedings
  • Provides emergency first aid to injured or ill person(s) and assists in the transportation of these persons when necessary
  • Admits authorized person(s) into locked buildings, facilities and rooms during business and non-business hours
  • Responds to building alarms
  • Responds to fire alarms
  • Conducts fire drills
  • Responds to calls for assistance
  • Diffuses difficult situations and will escort unauthorized individuals off college-owned and controlled property
  • Attends training and continuing education sessions to maintain certifications.
  • Present public education and awareness programs regarding crime.
  • Know and understand the basic elements of criminal violations and be able to identify those calls for service that require response of campus law enforcement.
  • Know and understand the elements of campus student code of conduct violations.
  • Secure incident/crime scenes of serious incidents, making sure that the integrity of the scene and evidence is not compromised, tampered with, altered, contaminated, or left unattended.
  • Conduct checks on residential halls, buildings, grounds, and university property to ensure the prevention of burglary, theft, criminal mischief/vandalism, or fire.
  • Assist with the securing and opening of campus buildings.
  • Must be able to react promptly and correctly in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to defend against attack by use of force to subdue or control an individual or suspect.
  • Must be able to enforce the university rules with firmness, fairness, and impartiality and to deal with the public in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, nights, evening, weekend, holidays, and after-hours work is required. May be required to report for duty at any time, including during states of emergency, special events and university closings.
  • Ability to work overtime, both scheduled and unscheduled.
  • May include occasional exposure to normal environmental conditions such as sunlight, heat, cold, and rain. Also includes risk of exposure to adverse environmental conditions such as noise, solvents, odors, slippery or uneven surfaces, heights, machinery, adverse weather conditions, and traffic hazards.
  • Observes and reports any faulty or unsafe equipment and/or conditions
  • Assists stranded motorists by jumping dead batteries, changing flat tires and pushing disabled vehicles
  • Provides crowd and/or traffic control during scheduled activities and/or emergency situations
  • Provides security if requested during the transportation of large sums of cash and/or other valuables
  • Provides basic information, direction and assistance to college personnel, students and visitors
  • Must maintain a high standard of professionalism in representation of the College including confidentiality in all aspects of the position.
  • Issues parking permits, ID cards and keys as necessary
  • Activates Emergency Notification System when necessary
  • Assists with Clery Act compliance and documentation
  • Issuing and tracking keys and access control cards
  • Conducts daily vehicle inspections
  • Administers Narcan when necessary
  • Completes annual required training, including taser training, mandatory in-service training, and firearm training.
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills:

  • Moderate physical labor may be required on occasion and working outside in adverse weather conditions is common.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, to walk up and down stairs, and to walk or stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Computer skills in Microsoft excel, word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Good conflict resolution / de-escalation skills
  • Ability to tolerate high levels of stress
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

REQUIRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or GED (Advanced education preferred)
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age (SLED REQUIREMENT)
  • Far visual acuity of at least 20/30 in each eye with or without corrective lenses; Vision capable of distinguishing basic color groups against a favorable background;
  • The ability to obtain SLED Certification or currently have obtained SLED Certification as a Level 1 law enforcement officer.
  • Ability to maintain the requirements set forth in Article 9, Chapter 73, S.C. Code of Regulations (73-400 to 73-422). South Carolina Law Enforcement Division;
  • As a part of the pre-employment process, the selected candidate must be willing to consent to and pass with satisfactory results, an investigative consumer report, SLED background and pre-employment drug screen, driver’s license check, medical exam and psychological exam.

PREFERRED: 

  • Class 1 certified officers who have completed the twelve weeks of law enforcement instruction at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter, résumé and list of three references including contact information to Presbyterian College Office of Human Resources, 503 S. Broad St., Clinton, SC 29325 or email materials to [email protected]

 


 York Technical College Police Department

Position: Law Enforcement Officer I- Campus Police & Safety/Business Services Division                                     
Date Posted: December 2021
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: Position# 021086 (ClassJC10/Slot0002/Band04) State Salary Range: ($28,215.00-$52,203.00) 
Application Deadline: January 3, 2022
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  A high school diploma; certification as a Law Enforcement 

Officer by the South Carolina Justice Academy, a valid driver's license required. Must be at least 21 years 

of age. Two years of related law enforcement experience required.     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of the laws of the state of South Carolina, 

and the rules and regulations of York Technical College pertaining to campus safety and security, 

including civil rights laws. Ability to investigate accidents, disturbances and violations; deal tactfully and 
effectively with students, faculty, staff and the general public; and pass the state physical examination. 
Effective interpersonal and communication skills. Must be able to work in extreme temperatures (hot/ 

cold). Bending, climbing, standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, lifting, pushing, pulling, and operating/ 
driving college vehicles. Must be able to lift at least 50lbs, is subject to overnight travel as required.  Must 
be able to work rotating shifts, including nights and weekends.     

SPECIFIC DUTIES  

1. Patrols in Campus Police vehicle and foot patrol, ensuring that the laws of the state of South Carolina and 

rules and regulations of York Technical College are enforced; checks facility security; and investigates 

disturbances and makes arrests as necessary. Must requalify with firearm and successfully complete defensive 

driving requirements as required by department. 

2. Investigates using the correct investigative techniques and reporting findings to supervisors; completes and 

submits reports as required. 

3. Issues citations for both parking and moving violations. 

4. Provides building security: checks doors, walks buildings and reports issues to the Chief of Public Safety 

5. Monitors parking areas/crosswalks and reports any maintenance needs. 

6. Controls traffic during fire drills and emergencies.  Performs other related duties as required. 

To apply, please complete an on-line employment application at www.yorktech.edu/hr or come to the Human 

Resources Department, 452 South Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC, 29730, to complete an on-line employment 


City of Clemson Police Department

 

Position: Police Officer II - Job 11292021                        
Date Posted: November 2021
Hours:  $43,2580-$45,910
Salary: Salary is based on education and experience
Application Deadline: until filled 

Under regular supervision, patrols assigned area by foot or in patrol car, to provide protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Reports to a Police Lieutenant.  

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

Patrols streets and inspects doors and windows of business to detect suspicious persons, activities or conditions and to prevent or control illegal activities.
Performs patrol duties including, but not limited to, investigating and reporting accidents, crimes, suspicious actions or persons, dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic lights, street lights, or other hazardous conditions.
Responds to crime scene and collects and preserves evidence, questions witnesses, apprehends, arrests and transfers suspects to detention facility and complete necessary paperwork.
Conducts patrol activities including directing traffic, investigation of reported or observed violations of law, and conducting patrol activities.
Serves warrants, subpoenas, and other writs.
Provides directions and general assistance to the public.
Investigates complaints of traffic violations or criminal activity.
Enforces traffic safety regulations for pedestrians and motor vehicle operators and issues citations to violators.
Performs booking of arrestees, including but not limited to fingerprinting, photographing, completing paperwork, and securing personal property.
Performs booking of arrestees, including but not limited to fingerprinting, photographing, completing paperwork, and securing personal property.
Accompanies prisoners to court proceedings.
Transfers arrestees or other individuals to hospital as necessary.
Testifies in court proceedings.
Assists with, reports on, or investigates fires or accidents.
Assists other officers in the performance of their duties.
Assists Emergency Medical Services, Fire Department, and other departments and agencies as needed.
Prepares reports on all incidents and maintains records or logs of the same.
Informs merchants of vital information necessary to control incidents of vandalism, shoplifting and burglary.
Observes inmates in cells to assure prisoners' well-being and adherence to regulations and rules.
Maintains identification record of incarcerated individuals.
Answers telephones and responds appropriately.
Receives and relays or records messages for department personnel.
Issues citations to violators of traffic laws.
Renders first aid to accident victims, victims of violence, or other ailing individuals.
Performs searches for missing persons, fugitives, or stolen property.
Provides safety and crime prevention information to public.
Works an assigned shift using own judgment in deciding course of action being expected to handle difficult and emergency situations without assistance.
Carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County, and City laws and ordinances.
Maintains normal availability by radio or telephone for consultation on major emergencies or precedent. 
Patrols City streets, parks, commercial and residential areas to preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations' and to otherwise serve and protect.
Responds to emergency radio calls and investigates accidents, robberies, civil disturbances, domestic disputes, fights, drunkenness, missing children, prowlers, abuse of drugs, etc. Takes appropriate law enforcement action.
Interrogates suspects, witnesses and drivers. Preserves evidence. Arrests violators. Investigates and renders assistance at scene of vehicular accidents. Summons ambulances and other law enforcement vehicles. Takes measurements and draws diagrams of scene.
Conducts follow-up investigations of crimes committed during assigned shift. Seeks out and questions victim, witnesses and suspects. Develops leads and tips. Searches scene of crimes for clues. Analyzes and evaluates evidence and arrests offenders. Prepares cases for giving testimony and testifies in court proceedings.
Prepares a variety of reports and records including officer's Daily Log, reports of investigation, field interrogation report, alcohol reports, influence reports, breathalyzer check list, bad check form, vehicle impoundment form, traffic hazard report, etc.
Participates in investigating criminal law violations occurring within the City limits, obtaining evidences and compiling information regarding these crimes, preparing cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities.
Delivers meals to prisoners.
Coordinates activities with other officers or other City departments as needed, exchanges information with officers in other law enforcement agencies, as needed.
Administers breathalyzer for department and surrounding agencies.
Operates a variety of equipment such as patrol car, firearms and firearms equipment, camera, radio, telephone, video recorder, forensic evidence equipment, breathalyzer machine, tape recorder, computer, fire extinguisher, copying machine, typewriter, fax machine, traffic control equipment, first aid equipment, etc.
Uses a variety of tools and supplies such as handcuffs, caution sign, ladder, map, protective clothing, ticket book, flashlight, Federal/State/local statute books, PR-24, manuals, forms, log books, charts, diagrams, reference books, etc.
Responsible for cleanliness and sanitation of dormitory and cells of detention rooms.
Maintains uniform and equipment.
May perform escort service for funerals.
Is required to fill in other positions within the department.
Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Requires a high school graduate or GED equivalent and completion of Police Academy training; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid SC Driver's License without record of suspension or revocation in any state. Is able to meet Department's physical standards. Must have successfully completed basic law enforcement training and possess certification as law enforcement officer from SC Criminal Justice Academy. Must successfully complete periodic training programs, both internal and external.
 
Supplemental information

Applications accepted online at www.cityofclemson.org.  Applications accepted until the position is filled.   The City of Clemson does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, marital status or sex in their opportunity for employment.      
Agency: City of Clemson, SC

Address: 1250 Tiger Blvd STE 1

 


 UofSC Aiken University Police

Position: Law Enforcement Officer I                                        
Date Posted: October 26, 2021
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: Salary is based on education and experience
Salary Range is: $36,900-$42,000
Application Deadline: until filled 
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: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/107173.

Position is open until filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  UofSC Aiken is an AA/EOE.

 


 City of Beaufort Police Department

Position: Police Officer                                           
Date Posted: September 30, 2021
Closing Date: March 31st, 2022
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: Salary is based on education and experience
Salary Range is: $42,484 - $50,000 
The City of Beaufort also offers performance-based salary increases annually.
Application Deadline: until filled 

 

The City of Beaufort Police Department is seeking to fill an open police officer position within the Department. Experienced certified police officers, civilian-military police officers, or former military police officers are preferred but not required. This police officer position performs patrol duties in assigned areas of the City, responds to calls for service, generates calls for service; enforces federal and state laws and city ordinances; performs traffic enforcement; conducts property checks, and participates in community-oriented policing activities. 

Up to $5,000 Signing Bonus

For Experienced Law Enforcement Officer Candidates

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must meet all requirements for employment consideration:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) equivalent
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must obtain a valid SC driver’s license before the date of the hire
  • Must have a clean criminal record (no felonies, serious misdemeanors, criminal domestic violence, or crimes of moral turpitude)
  • Must have a clean driving history, with no convictions for driving under the influence, driving under suspension, or leaving the scene of an accident within the past ten years. Convictions for speeding must be minium
  • Must have an Honorable Discharge if previously served in the military
  • If currently employed as a certified officer, the candidate must have a favorable work history with their department
  • Must have no prior history of illicit drug use, which conflicts with Department policy
  • Must be able to pass all phases of the hiring process

Hiring Process: 

The process consists of:

  • Submission of a properly completed police application prior to the closing date (Incomplete applications will not be processed)
  • Background investigation (criminal history, credit history, driving history, work history)
  • Oral interview board
  • Pass the Police Officer Selection Test (written aptitude test)
  • Successfully pass a physical agility course
  • Successfully complete polygraph exam
  • Successfully complete psychological exam
  • Successfully pass a medical physical exam and drug screening

Benefits Package:

The Beaufort Police Department offers a take-home program, a mileage stipend for those who do not qualify for the take-home car, free gym membership, free firearms range membership, tuition assistance, paid vacation time, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, employee assistance program, and varies retirement options, including the South Carolina Retirement Pension.

Application Process:

Interested persons should go to the City of Beaufort website at https://sc-beaufort.civicplus.com/Jobs.aspx 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 maybe 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 the initial completed application is submitted to Human Resources, the following documents will be required for further processing of the police application: 

Copy of a valid Driver’s License
Copy of Birth Certificate
Copy of Social Security Card
Copy of High School Diploma or GED
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 that may be applicable to employment (i.e., certifications, training documents, diplomas)

 

Sign-On Bonus Eligibility

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

For questions, please contact: 
Lt. Richard O. Poole Jr, Professional Standards & Training
[email protected]
(843) 322-7909 Office
(843) 322-7905 FAX  

Timmonsville Police Department

Position: Police Officer                                           
Date Posted: August 26, 2021
Hours:  Full Time
Salary: $16-$16.50/HR
Application Deadline: until filled

 

Qualifications: Driver's License (Required), High school or equivalent (Preferred), Military: 1 year (Preferred), Leadership: 1 year (Preferred), Night Shift (Preferred), Day Shift (Preferred)

Full Job Description: The Law Enforcement Officer I/Public Safety Officer provides law enforcement, security, and protection for the Town of Timmonsville. These are certified police officers in accordance with SC Code of Laws, empowered with full arrest and police authority. They enforce state laws and Town Ordinances. Executes duties of a patrol officer and assists with critical incidents.
Patrol officers are typically assigned to rotating 12 hours shifts.
High school diploma. Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record. Must pass a background investigation and have completed the SC Criminal Justice Academy with certification as Class 1-LE. Licensed to operate an automobile required. A driver history will be obtained prior to hiring.

Knowledge of proper law enforcement officer behavior and role. Knowledge of modern law enforcement techniques and procedures. Knowledge of how to collect and preserve evidence. Knowledge of the Constitutionally mandated rights of both suspects and law enforcement personnel. Knowledge of South Carolina law and relevant case law. Ability to exercise sound judgement within an established set of core departmental values. Knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of other law enforcement agencies. Skill in the operation of law enforcement vehicles, weapons, and communications equipment.

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule: 12 hour shift

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Military: 1 year (Preferred), Leadership: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver's License (Required), Class 1 LE SCCJA Certification (Required) 

 


Anderson City Police Department 

Position: Patrol Officer and Detention Officer 

Police: 

Recruit (Non- Certified)- $37,598.35 

(Certified Police Officer)- $39,478.26 - $42,439.13 

Sr. Officer- $42,439.13 

Corporal- $46,683.05 

Sgt.- $52,285.01 

Lt.- $58,559.22 

Captain- $65,586.32 

Detention: 

Non- Certified Detention Officer- $33,627.96 

Detention Officer Certified- $36,150.05 

Detention Officer Corporal- $39,765.07 

Detention Officer Sergeant- $44,536.87 

Detention Officer Lieutenant-$49,881.29 

Detention Captain- $65,586.32 

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. All applicants must submit an application either online at https://www.cityofandersonsc.com/careers / or you can apply in person at 401 S. Main St. Anderson SC, 29624 during normal business hours. Mon – Fri 8:30a. m. to 5:00p.m 

  


 SPARTANBURG METHODIST COLLEGE

Position: Campus Police/ Investigative Sergeant—Night Shift                                             

Date Posted: August 23, 2021
Hours:  7:00 PM to 7:00 AM 12HR Shifts
Salary: $20.38/HR
Application Deadline: until filled

Organizational Responsibilities: Campus Police Officers report to the Chief of Campus Safety

Job Summary:    Campus Police Officers are responsible for implementing a community policing model that advances the core principles of Spartanburg Methodist College.  Officers are required to work closely with individuals and groups within the College community to maintain an atmosphere that enhances the quality of campus life and reduces risks and vulnerabilities on the campus.  The Campus Police/Investigative Sergeant position requires an officer to demonstrate excellent communication and decision-making skills as they patrol campus buildings, grounds, and parking lots; respond to calls for service; enforce College policies and state laws; and render services unrelated to enforcement. This position further requires the officer to be an on-call investigator who responds to campus for serious crimes and to supervise new and ongoing investigations.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

Coordinate with other law enforcement agencies and investigative units in the enforcement of laws and ordinances on SMC property and investigation of criminal activity on Campus

  • Be on-call outside of normal working hours to assist with the investigation of serious crimes.
  • Supervise any ongoing or new investigations and assign duties and assist the officers as needed to complete all investigations in a timely and professional manner.
  • Manage the evidence room to include ensuring all evidence is properly packaged and chain of custody is protected, the evidence station is properly maintained, and the timely transference of evidence to the evidence room.
  • Protect life and property, and maintain a practical, working knowledge of Federal, South Carolina and Spartanburg Methodist College laws, and rules and regulations.
  • Determine when reasonable suspicion exists to detain a suspect, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and to what degree force and what restraint may be used.
  • Ensure that victims and witnesses are informed of their rights and responsibilities as mandated by law, and that they are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Perform law enforcement patrol duties that include such things as working rotating shifts, foot patrol, and physically checking doors and stopping suspicious persons and vehicles.
  • Communicate information effectively to faculty, staff, students and other persons in the SMC campus community and gather information, sort, compile and interpret information received.
  • Cooperate with other campus officials to implement college policies.
  • Initiate and complete verbal, written and computerized reports which include sketches, symbols, mathematical computations and narratives.
  • Handle a law enforcement vehicle skillfully in both emergency and non-emergency circumstances, in driving conditions which include day and night and inclement weather.
  • Maintain weapons and equipment in a state of operational readiness.
  • Report maintenance concerns or safety hazards using School Dude system or IT on-line reporting system.
  • Respond as quickly as possible to any fire alarms, ensure that fire department has been notified if appropriate, and assist in evacuating any building(s) affected or threatened.
  • Respond to any crisis or emergency that occurs, and notify appropriate personnel/offices.
  • Monitor closed circuit surveillance cameras; and have the ability to retrieve and record DVD’s and other recording devises as needed. 
  • Supervise any work-study students who are present during the assigned shift.
  • Participate in assigned Higher Education Law Enforcement training designed for Campus Safety officers as assigned by the Chief or Operations Lieutenant
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: 

  • Possess the ability and working to knowledge to investigate serious crimes as they occur and build working relationships with neighboring law enforcement agencies and investigative entities.
  • Knowledge of the criminal laws of the State of South Carolina and the rules and regulations of Spartanburg Methodist College.
  • Ability to solve problems and relate to faculty, staff and students and other community members in a positive and professional manner.
  • Recognize the cultural diversity of the campus community and ensure sensitive and equitable treatment of all citizens.
  • Knowledge of and skill in utilizing computers, two-way radios, body-worn cameras, and general office machines such as printers, copiers and fax machines.
  • Ability to learn and proficiency in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing MS Word, Google, Outlook, CAMS, Slate, E2 Campus, and Agisent.
  • Maintain Daily Shift Report (written and/or computerized) of activities occurring during the shift (e.g. accidents, significant incidents) to maintain a record.
  • Ability to work any shift.

Working Conditions: Campus Police Officers may be exposed to a variety of environmental and weather conditions as they patrol campus.  They may patrol on foot or in a golf cart or automobile.  The position requires frequent contact with students, faculty, and staff, and cooperation with other campus officials. 

Special Conditions:

  • Armed and uniformed.
  • Pass State Law Enforcement (SLED) and SMC pre-employment and personal background check.
  • Pass drug testing and remain drug free.
  • Maintain yearly training and other requirements to renew Class 1 certification and maintain state constable commission as a campus police officer.
  • Possess a valid South Carolina Driver’s license.

Required Physical Abilities:

  • Ability to access all areas of the campus, to move around campus to patrol and respond effectively to emergency situations.
  • Manual and physical dexterity and visual acuity needed to operate a computer keyboard and handle paper documents.
  • Sufficient near vision acuity to read information appearing on a computer display screen, in hand-written form, and printed on paper.
  • Adequate hearing and verbal abilities to communicate effectively in person, by telephone, and on the two-way radio system.
  • Mobility to stoop, kneel, bend and reach and lift up to 25 pounds.

Education and Experience

  • Have five years or more of Law Enforcement experience to include the investigation of criminal activity and working with investigative entities.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree or completion of two years of college preferred.
  • Must be a graduate of or be able to graduate from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and qualify as a Class l Law Enforcement Officer.

  


 Colleton County Sheriff's Office

Position: Uniformed Patrol Division                                 
Date Posted: August 4, 2021
Job Type: Full-Time 

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Deputy. The successful candidate of the age of 21 years or older will, under general supervision, respond to complaints and emergency calls by citizens of the Colleton County jurisdiction. Also, the candidate will exercise these responsibilities enforcing all state and local ordinances relating to the public’s safety and welfare.

Requirements:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with good oral and written communication skills.
Completed each of the following certifications/tests: basic law enforcement, CPR certification, and standard first aid certification.
Additional specialized training at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy upon hiring. Certified in the SCCJA basic class-1 officer or be certified within 1 year of hire.
Ability to physically lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work shift work, holidays, and weekends.
Additional specialized training in law enforcement or detention services is desired.

The applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record along with a pre-employment drug screening and a background check of satisfactory or better. The application process will include a polygraph test along with a thorough credit check.

All applications may be filled out at the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office at 394 Mable T Willis Blvd. Walterboro, SC, 29488. The position will remain open until it is filled with the appropriate applicant.

 

Position: E-911 Communications Technician                                
Date Posted: August 4, 2021
Job Type: Full-Time 

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for E-911 Communication Technician (dispatcher). The successful candidate of the age of 18 years or older will, under general supervision, receive emergency calls including enhanced 911 and non-emergency calls from the public, other dispatchers, and law enforcement agencies via telephone, radio systems, and computer-aided dispatch (CAD). Also, the candidate will be required to monitor emergency radio frequencies, receive radio calls from field units, and determine the nature, location, and priority of emergency, and direct field units to the scene of the emergency.

Requirements:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with good oral and written communication skills.
Completed each of the following certifications/tests: E-911 Basic Communication, CPR, NCIC, & Emergency Medical Dispatch, or be certified within six months.
Ability to type at least 40 words per minute determined by a typing test.
Additional specialized training in emergency communications or a closely related field is desired.

 

The applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record along with a pre-employment drug screening and a background check of satisfactory or better. The application process will include a polygraph test along with a thorough credit check.

 

Position: Corrections Officer - Detention Center                              
Date Posted: August 4, 2021
Job Type: Full-Time 

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. The successful candidate of the age of 21 years or older will, under general supervision, observe, guard, and monitor jail inmates along with following orders from his/her supervisor.  Also, the candidate will be required to process inmates, monitor jail alarm systems, detect behavioral problems amongst inmates, and monitor and control jail visitors.

Requirements:

A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with good oral and written communication skills.
Certified in each of the following certifications/tests: basic jail certification, CPR certification, and standard first aid certification, or be certified within six months of hire.
Ability to physically lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work shift work, holidays, and weekends.
Certified in SCCJA Basic Detention or be certified within one year of hire.

 

The applicant must have a valid driver’s license and a good driving record along with a pre-employment drug screening and a background check of satisfactory or better. The application process will include a polygraph test along with a thorough credit check.

Colleton County’s Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full-Time

SC State Retirement & Insurance


 

City of Gaffney Police Department

Job Posting:  Assistant Chief of Police

The City of Gaffney is seeking candidates for an Assistant Chief of Police 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary based on qualifications and applicable certifications
  • Excellent benefit package includes paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, twelve (12) paid holidays, PTO accrual, Police Retirement, take home vehicle options, and more. 

Essential job functions include:

  • Works under general direction of the Police Chief.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates police operations. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Coordinates between the police department, outside agencies, and the general public.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration or related field
    • Ten (10) years’ work experience in law enforcement, five (5) of which shall have been in             supervisory position; or
    • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License or ability to obtain by DOH
    • Current certification with SCCJA or ability to obtain certification within 6 months.

Application package must include the following: Application, resume, and cover letter to include salary requirements. 

*If additional information is needed, please contact [email protected] .

Applications can be obtained online @http://www.getintogaffney.com/employment-opportunities/ or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. You may attach any additional certifications. The application must be completed in full before being submitted, by email, in person, or by mail. (Deadline 06/24/2021)

Email: [email protected]

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

Mailing address: Gaffney City Hall Second Floor, P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC  29342 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


 

City of Gaffney Police Department

 Job Posting:  Major

The City of Gaffney is seeking candidates for a Major.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary based on qualifications and applicable certifications
  • Excellent benefit package includes paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, twelve (12) paid holidays, PTO accrual, Police Retirement, take home vehicle options, and more. 

Essential job functions include:

  • Works under general direction of the Police Chief, and Assistant Police Chief.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates police operations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, public administration or related field
    • Ten (10) years’ work experience in law enforcement, five (5) of which shall have been in             supervisory position; or
    • Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License or ability to obtain by DOH
    • Current certification with SCCJA or ability to obtain certification within 6 months.

Application package must include the following: Application, resume, and cover letter to include salary requirements. 

*If additional information is needed, please contact [email protected] .

Applications can be obtained online @http://www.getintogaffney.com/employment-opportunities/ or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. You may attach any additional certifications. The application must be completed in full before being submitted, by email, in person, or by mail.  (Deadline 06/24/2021)

Email: [email protected]

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

Mailing address: Gaffney City Hall Second Floor, P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC  29342

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

 


 

 

 Fort Mill Police Department    

Position: Patrol Officer                                                

Date Posted: May 19, 2021 

Job Type: Full-Time 

Salary: Starting at $41,700

Come check out the Fort Mill Police Department and see what makes us different!  We don’t have the high call volume of other agencies in the area and as such our officers aren’t burdened with forced overtime and running from call to call.  This enables our officers to enjoy an unparalleled work/life balance compared to other police departments.  Our patrol division works 12 hour shifts, 5 to 5, and we offer either permanent days or nights.  We also have a full-time traffic unit, a large SRO division, CID, and we are part of the multi-jurisdictional SWAT and Drug Task Force.

Benefits:  

  • Competitive Pay Scale
  • Health & Dental Insurance 
  • Health insurance paid for by the town for single employee
  • SC Police Retirement 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Paid Annual Leave and Sick Time (accrued bi-weekly)
  • Bi-weekly Pay Schedule 
  • Discount YMCA Membership 
  • Optional 401K and Deferred Comp Plans 

For more information and to complete an online application go to https://fortmillsc.gov/333/Human-Resourcesor contact the recruiter at Glenn Reams at [email protected] or 803-396-0276 

 


Duncan Police Department-SRO Job Posting

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of this position is to enforce all local, federal, and state laws relating to the public’s safety and welfare in the Town. Provide a safe and secure environment for students, staff, and parents at area high school.

  • ●  Must be a U.S. Citizen at least 21 years of age
  • ●  Must possess certification from South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy
  • ●  Must also fill out application packet from Duncan Police Department
  • ●  Must pass a background investigation
  • ●  Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license or have ability to obtain one.
  • ●  Successful applicants will be subject to a medical examination and drug screen
  • ●  No felony convictions or convictions including violence or moral turpitude
  • ●  Military discharge status must be honorable.
  • ●  Must have a high school diploma, college degree preferred.
  • ●  Prefer three years experience as a full-time law enforcement officer
  • ●  Any applicant who is presently employed by a law enforcement agency, correctional

facility or fire department must have completed two (2) years service with their current employer before his/her application will be considered.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • ●  Provide security for assigned school, assisting in the maintenance of order and public safety, and the well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors, and patrol premises and parking areas.
  • ●  Initiate, enforce, and monitor compliance with school safety procedures.
  • ●  Instruct students, faculty, and staff in crime prevention and conflict resolution methods; provide

instruction in law obedience.

  • ●  Monitor student behavior during lunch, between classes, and other times as necessary to

maintain order.

  • ●  Identify gang activity and other potential problem areas; determine if violations of laws occur on

school grounds; investigate offenses; recommend and/or implement corrective action.

  • ●  Communicate with parents to discuss law violations; refers students and/or parents to outside

organizations for assistance as appropriate. Participate in school extracurricular activities, providing security as required.

 

  • ●  Respond to and provide leadership and coordination in emergency and high-risk situations.
  • ●  Document contact with teachers and students; maintain incident records and prepare related

reports.

  • ●  Perform general patrol duties as required, to include responding to emergency calls and public

calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting law violators and criminal suspects, issuing traffic citations and summons, and assisting with criminal investigations.

  • ●  Prepare cases for prosecution and provide court testimony as necessary.
  • ●  Perform routine service duties to include escort services and crowd control at special events;

respond to citizens’ inquiries and concerns.

  • ●  Prepares and submits detailed work records and reports; maintains assigned equipment and

vehicles.

  • ●  Receives and responds to citizens’ inquiries, concerns, and complaints concerning law

enforcement activities.

Essential Job Duties are intended to be examples of duties and are not intended to be all inclusive. There will be other duties as assigned.

Additional duties include:

Attend school functions such as games, dances, and other functions.

Please send resume or fill out application at the Duncan Police Department and you can also fill out online application at

https://spartanburg.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=2123

Duncan Police Department - PO Box 188, Duncan SC 29334