Department Job Openings 

South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA)
South Carolina Police Chiefs’ Association (SCPCA)

Executive Director

Columbia, SC
Geographic scope:  Statewide

Full Job Description - Click Here

Salary Dependent Upon Experience

Salary Range: $60,000-$80,000

Date Posted: 2/22/21

Open Until: 3/5/21

Organization:  The SCLEOA is a professional association comprised of 6,000+ law enforcement officers representing each level of federal, state, county, and local law enforcement in South Carolina. The SCLEOA is the largest and most inclusive law enforcement association in the state and has been known as, “The Voice of Law Enforcement in South Carolina Since 1941”. Our core mission is to promote and enhance the law enforcement profession in South Carolina. 

The South Carolina Police Chiefs’ Association is a professional association comprised of over 200 law enforcement executives in the State.  Our core mission to provide training, mentorship, and advocacy for the police chiefs in South Carolina.

Expectations:  The SCLEOA and SCPCA seeks to replace our current Executive Director upon his departure.  The joint Executive Director must be a dynamic and visionary leader with a strong commitment to support the law enforcement profession in South Carolina. It is our desire to find a qualified individual who is capable of managing the high demands of three large Board of Directors and who is willing do what is necessary to successfully complete multiple tasks at one time.  

Required Experience:  Successful candidates will possess the following: 

-  Strong written and verbal communication abilities

-  Knowledge of and experience in the legislative process in South Carolina

-  Fundraising and marketing experience

-  Staff management experience

-  Experience in budgetary planning

-  Experience in event planning

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in appropriate discipline required; masters preferred. 

Application process: Interested individuals should submit your cover letter and resume to:

Chief Terrence Green at [email protected]


Duncan Police Department-SRO Job Posting


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.


  • ●  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


  • ●  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


  • ●  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

Duncan Police Department - PO Box 188, Duncan SC 29334


Anderson City Police Department 

Position: Patrol Officer and Detention Officer

Date Posted: 01/29/21

Job Type: Full-Time
Open until filled


Recruit (Non- Certified)- $36, 503.25 

(Certified Police Officer)- $38,328.41 - $41, 203.04

Sr. Officer- $41, 203.04

Corporal- $45,323.35 

Sgt.- $50, 762.15 

Lt.- $56, 853.61 

Captain- $63,676.04


Non- Certified Detention Officer- $32,648.51 

Detention Officer Certified- $35,097.14 

Detention Officer Corporal- $38,606.86 

Detention Officer Sergeant- $43,239.68 

Detention Officer Lieutenant-$48,428.44 

Detention Captain- $54,239.86

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 / 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



South Carolina Attorney Generals Office

Position:  Special Investigator

Date Posted: 01/26/21

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $40,759 - $75,413

Open until: 02/28/21

Duties: Under general supervision, will provide computer forensic analysis and examination of digital media involving the sexual abuse of children seized as a result of Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigations. May work with the ICAC Investigators performing on-site preview examinations. Provide reports on all forensic examinations conducted and testify in court proceedings as necessary. Work with the ICAC Task Force staff regarding any related matters. May require some overnight travel and presentations to law enforcement and the public on occasion. Will also require attending numerous training seminars and certifying courses. Perform duties as requested by Chief Deputy Attorney General and/or supervisors.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Training and experience working in the computer forensic field. Experience working with multiple law enforcement agencies. Computer forensic training and certification using products (i.e. Axiom, Griffeye, FTK, EnCase, X-Ways, Cellebrite, etc.). Good verbal and written skills. Must be able to communicate effectively. Must be well organized with a demonstrated ability to work independently.

Minimum Training and Experience: A high school diploma and three years’ experience conducting investigations or performing other law enforcement duties. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for the required work experience.

Preferred Training and Experience: At least two years of training and experience working with computer forensics. Above-average experience with computers, forensic analysis software and technology. At least two years computer networking or related experience. At least two years of investigative experience as a South Carolina Class I certified law enforcement officer.



City of Hampton, Virginia


Position:  Police Chief

Date Posted: 01/01/21

Job Type: Full-Time

Open Until Filled

The City of Hampton (population 137,436), located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, is in the heart of the Hampton Roads/Tidewater region and the center of the East Coast. Established in 1610, Hampton is one of America's oldest cities and is also one of the fastest growing cities in the region. Rich in history with small-town charm, Hampton has been recognized as one of the best places to live, as well as a national model for youth development and civic engagement. A waterfront city with a mild climate, Hampton has one of the lowest crime rates in the region.

The City of Hampton is seeking police professionals for the position of Chief of the Hampton Police Department.

The Police Department has a complement of 376 personnel, with the Chief overseeing a sworn staff of 3 Assistant Chiefs, 5 Captains, 12 Lieutenants, 37 Sergeants, 50 Corporals and 163 Officers.     Candidates meeting the position criteria with a history of exceptional leadership, capable of partnering with the community to move the Police Department to new levels of success, are encouraged to apply.  The Hampton Police Department enjoys a history of community support and working openly in partnerships with the community to foster an atmosphere of cooperation and trust.  The position is being filled pending retirement of the current Police Chief following a 50+ year career in law enforcement.

Requirements for Chief of Police candidates:

  • Proven leader who recognizes the significance of working collaboratively 
  • Proven track record of success in a diverse community; understands, communicates, and effectively interacts with people across cultures
  • An exceptional communicator, able to thoughtfully represent the interests of the department and the City, with a high level of community presence and responsiveness
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Police Chief or a high-level commander with progressive supervisory/management experience and a range of operational and administrative experience commensurate to the duties and responsibilities of a Chief of Police in a similarly-sized jurisdiction
  • Graduate of a college or university approved by a regionally or nationally recognized accrediting agency, with a bachelor's degree in Police Science, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field; relevant master’s degree preferred 
  • Executive management training, or completion of equivalent training as a graduate of the FBI National Academy or Senior Management Institute through the Police Executive Research Foundation, preferred
  • Previous experience working within a Council-Manager form of government preferred
  • Must currently possess or obtain Virginia State Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer issued by the Virginia Division of Criminal Justice Services, within one (1) year of employment and maintain that status for the duration of service
  • Must reside within the City of Hampton within one (1) year of employment and maintain such residency for the duration of service in the position

Candidates must possess well-developed communication and public presentation skills, as well as the utmost integrity, and be committed to the long-range success of the Hampton Police Department and the larger community.  The Police Chief is appointed by and reports to the City Manager. The salary for the position is based on qualifications. The City offers an excellent benefit package. The position is open until filled, with the review of initial applications beginning with those received on or before February 15, 2021.  Submit résumé, cover letter and contact information for 5 professional references to Dele Lowman Smith or Paul Harlow at  Electronic submissions are required. Telephone inquiries: (847) 380-3240. 

Click HERE to Apply!




South Carolina Attorney Generals Office 


Position:  Safety and Security Coordinator, Investigator III

Date Posted: 01/01/21

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $33,494 - $61,975
Open until: 03/01/21



Under general supervision, serves as the security, assessment and safety-training officer for the office. Will provide oversight for Office personnel, visitors, vendors, contractors; accident prevention, emergency preparedness and crisis management plans; provide disaster, safety, intruder and workplace violence, and other related trainings. Routinely monitors office suites, receptionist area and other office locations; maintains and monitors the security system/cameras; reviews and updates the security system regularly to ensure no breaches. Assist with disgruntled constituent(s) and/or escort the constituent to the appropriate location on the Capitol Complex. Schedules and monitor contractors, custodial staff and visitors for appropriate access. Will maintain and schedule appropriate training for staff such as Active Shooter, First Aid and other related trainings.  

Answers and responds to weekend, after hour emergencies, or other matters outside normal business hours. Position provides risk assessment for all physical assets including coordination with IT Department for data and network security. Will be NCIC certified and assist with related matters; may assist with new hire related background checks, and may assist certified law enforcement officers as needed.  Serves as the primary point of contact for the Attorney General during an office emergency or as requested. May escort the Attorney General to local meetings, events, and/or conferences. Assist with other related tasks as requested.



Employee must have a thorough knowledge of State and local laws. Must have a working knowledge of fire prevention, OSHA Hazcom/Bloodborne Pathogen and safety programs, emergency operations, disaster planning, and all aspects of public safety. Employee must have the ability to plan and coordinate trainings.


Other Skills:

Have basic computer skills required; Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint. Must be able to communicate and relay information to staff, executive management, and public. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs., carrying equipment, walking, standing, bending, etc. Occasional weekend work, and work after normal business hours/days. May be some travel.


Minimum Training & Experience:

A high school degree and ten or more years of experience performing law enforcement and safety/security duties. Bachelor’s degree in related field and six or more years of experience performing law enforcement duties and safety/security duties. Candidate must be a Class 1 Certified Law Enforcement Office in South Carolina and must maintain firearms qualification. Prefer experience in Active Shooter Scenarios, trained or have experience with protection detail; have a working knowledge of law enforcement certifications helpful.


Beaufort Police Department


Position: Police Officer

Date Posted: 09/16/20

Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $39,130 - $46,956: Salary is based on education and experience
Open until filled


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


Minimum Requirements:


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


• Must have High School Diploma or GED.


• Must be a US Citizen.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Hiring Process: 


The process consists of:


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


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


• Pass an interview board


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


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


• Job Offer


Application Process:


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


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


• Copy of Birth Certificate


• Copy of Social Security Card


• Copy of High School Diploma or GED


• Copy of a valid Driver’s License


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


• Copy of form DD-214 (if applicable)


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



USC Aiken Campus Police

Position: Law Enforcement Officer I
Date Posted: 09/16/20
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $36,000 - $41,000 Per Year/Salary commensurate with experience/education
Open 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:

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

 Lancaster County Sheriff's Office 


Position: Patrol Deputy and Detention Officer                                                

Date Posted: October 9, 2020 

Job Type: Full-Time 

Career Ladder:    

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Detention Center Positions 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: Until Filled 


  • Competitive Career Ladder Pay Scale
  • State of South Carolina Blue Cross Blue Shield Health & Dental Insurance 
  • EyeMed Vision Insurance 
  • SC Police Retirement 
  • Long Term Disability 
  • Family Medical Leave 
  • Paid Annual Leave and Sick Time (accrued bi-weekly)
  • Bi-weekly Pay Schedule 
  • On-site Health Clinic 
  • Employee Wellness Programs 
  • Free Sheriff's Office Gym 
  • Discount YMCA Membership 
  • Optional 401K and Deferred Comp Plans
  • Optional Short Term Disability (Colonial Life)


Signing Bonus of $1000 for certified officers and $500 for non-certified. 


For more information and to complete an online application go to or contact the recruiter at [email protected] or 803-313-2080.



 Cayce Department of Public Safety


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



 Presbyterian College Campus Police Department

Position: Police Officer

Date Posted: 2/22/20

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $32,760 annually

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


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


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


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


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


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


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