Department Job Openings 

 

City of Gaffney Police Department

Job Posting:  Class 1 Certified Police Officer 

The City of Gaffney is seeking a Class 1 Certified Police office to fill a vacant position 

Applications must be submitted by Monday May 27, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Patrol salary ranging from $32,311 to $40,389 annually (based on qualifications and applicable certifications).
  • Excellent benefit package includes enrollment in The State Health Plan with 100% coverage for employee medical and basic dental insurance. Additional coverage offered at discounted rates, twelve (12) paid holidays, overtime, PTO accrual, Police Retirement enrollment, take home vehicle options, and more.

 

Essential job functions include: 

  • Perform police patrol duties, investigations, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities.
  • Class 1 Certified Police officer through the SC Criminal Justice Academy. 
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age. A 12 hour rotating work schedule is required.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license.
  • Background reviewed for criminal record. 

If additional information is needed, please contact Asst. Chief Mike Segina at (864) 489-8115. 

Applications can be obtained online @ http://getintogaffney.com/employment-application-form

Or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. You may attach any additional certifications. 

The application must be completed in full and submitted in person or via mail to: 

Gaffney City Hall, Second Floor

201 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340

P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC  29342  (mailing) 

Position open from May 20, 2019 to May 27, 2019.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


 

The City of Fayetteville, NC

Police Major

The City of Fayetteville is currently recruiting for a Police Major to supervise, plan and implement the activities and operations of the assigned bureau in the Police Department; to coordinate assigned activities with other bureaus, outside agencies and the general public; and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Police Chief or Assistant Police Chiefs. 

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. 

A RESUME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supervise and coordinate the staffing and operational activities for assigned bureaus; provide highly complex and responsible staff assistance to the Police Chief or Assistant Police Chiefs.
  2. Execute all orders of the Police Chief and Assistant Police Chiefs.
  3. Recommend comprehensive goals objectives and is responsible for their implementation and results achieved.
  4. Respond to critical incidents assuming command of the scene. Responsible for identifying additional resources needed for scene management and making necessary notification to Command Staff.
  5. Initiate, review and make recommendations on departmental, citizen complaints, and use of force investigations involving officers and employees. 
  6. Manage criminal and non-criminal case loads employing proper investigative and interview techniques, including processing of crime scenes, rules of evidence, court system and proper courtroom procedures, search and seizure laws, and federal and state asset forfeiture procedures.  
  7. Maintain overall planning, staffing, goal setting and administration of the District, Division, or Unit and insure that all rules, general orders and procedures of the Department are carried out in an efficient and effective manner.
  8. Provide day-to-day management and supervision of assigned District/Division/Unit, supervise major operations and review work product of Division/District/Unit Supervisors.
  9. Review and direct the department's fiscal, equipment, and human resources activities and services.  

10. Provide for staff development and supervisory training programs.

11. Prepare a Bureau/Division/District/Unit budget.

12. Coordinate the preparation of a wide variety of reports or presentations for the Police Chief, Assistant Police Chief or outside agencies.

13. Communicate with all other Bureau/Divisions/Districts/Units of the Department to insure coordination of services in a manner consistent with the Department's mission statement.

14. Coordinate with staff to develop safety, crime awareness and crime prevention education and outreach initiatives.

15. Analyze workload and staffing for deployment of resources.

16. Evaluate the results of overall operations and develop and present recommendations to the Police Chief or Assistant Police Chiefs including the effect on operations, impact on resources and anticipated costs and benefits; determine long and short range resource requirements to ensure current and future business information services needed are met.

17. Coordinate responses to crime trends and quality of life issues through assigned Captain and Lieutenants.

18. Respond to major police incidents and take command of scene, direct investigation or incident.

19. Provide support, mentorship and supervision to all subordinates.

20. Attend community watch meetings and other public events and ensure community collaboration and partnership initiatives are incorporated into day to day operations.

21. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for an assigned bureau; identify resource needs; recommend and implement policies and procedures.

22. Assume command of the police department in the absence of the Assistant Police Chief.

23. Participate in various committees.

24. Conduct, direct and review investigations of officer and staff misconduct within the police department and make disciplinary action recommendations to the Police Chief. 


For a complete job description, click here.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience:
One year of increasingly responsible experience as a Police Captain or equivalent.

Training:  
Equivalent to an Associate's degree from an accredited community college with major course work in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field. A Bachelor's degree is preferred.      

LICENSING & CERTIFICATIONS:

Required:
Possession of, an appropriate valid driver's license and ability maintain insurability. Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year from date of hire, a Law Enforcement Certificate issued by the State of North Carolina.  

Preferred:
None

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • This position is subject to pre-employment polygraph and/or CVSA testing.


From the time of closing, the hiring process is anticipated to last 2-3 weeks.  The process will consist of an interview and assessment center with the selected candidate being subject to a pre-employment drug screen, background investigation, driving history check and polygraph and/or CVSA to be conducted by the Police Department.

Agency

City of Fayetteville

Address

City Hall

433 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone

910-433-1635 

Website

https://fayettevillenc.gov/jobs

 


 

City of Gaffney Police Department

Job Posting:  Police Officer 

The City of Gaffney is seeking candidates to fill vacant Police Officer positions. 

Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 15th, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Written and physical evaluations will be conducted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

Meet in The City of Gaffney Police Department Lobby.

Dress appropriate for physical fitness testing. 

Salary and Benefits: 

  • Patrol salary ranging from $32,311 to $40,389 annually (based on qualifications and applicable certifications).
  • Excellent benefit package includes paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, twelve (12) paid holidays, overtime, PTO accrual, Police Retirement enrollment, take home vehicle options, and more.

Essential job functions include:

  • Perform police patrol duties, investigations, traffic regulation, and related law enforcement activities.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age. A 12 hour rotating work schedule is required.
  • Valid South Carolina driver’s license or ability to obtain to complete the SCCJA.
  • Background reviewed for criminal record.

If additional information is needed, please contact Captain Mike Segina at (864) 489-8115.

 

Applications can be obtained online @ http://getintogaffney.com/employment-application-form

Or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. You may attach any additional certifications.

The application must be completed in full and submitted in person or via mail to: 

Gaffney City Hall, Second Floor

201 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340

P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC  29342  (mailing)

Position open from February 14, 2019 to March 15, 2019. 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


Clemson University Police Department

Position: Sergeant - Law Enforcement Officer II
Date Posted: January 25, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Band: 05 ($53,675.00 - $58,900.00)
Open until: February 15, 2019

Job ID - 103860

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Supervises patrol and investigative personnel providing law enforcement services. Implements crime prevention and reduction strategies.  Reviews and approves reports and related documents.  Trains and develops personnel. Enforces state, county and municipal laws, rules and regulations.   Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES:

50% - Essential - Law Enforcement:

Supervises and conducts patrol activities and traffic enforcement to enhance safety and security.  Responds to calls for service and provides oversight to ensure policy and procedure compliance. Completes analysis of crime statistics to identify patterns and trends.  Deploys resources to address problems and issues.  Exercises arrests powers and issues summons when appropriate. Conducts investigations and collects evidence as required.  Collaborates with local, state, and federal public safety agencies to manage special events and unusual occurrences.

25% - Essential - Leadership and Supervision:

Leads daily operations of uniform patrol officers.  Implements strategies outlined in the Department's strategic plan involving crime prevention, reduction and traffic safety.  Supervises new employee's Field Training and conducts inspections of personnel and equipment.  Provides input for policy development and personnel actions. Engages with community partners to build relationships, identify problems, and develop resolution strategies.

25% - Essential - Administrative Management:

Prepares and submits shift reports. Reviews incident reports and crash investigations for accuracy and detail. Develops and delivers training and education to line officers. Performs line inspections as needed.  Provides coaching and feedback to staff to build skills, competencies, and ensure organizational discipline.  Completes annual performance reviews of assigned officers

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma and experience performing patrol or investigative duties with a public law enforcement agency.

Work Experience 4+ years of law enforcement experience as a Class 1 or equivalent officer

Must pass background investigation. Have Class I Law Enforcement Certification or able to complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy with certification as a Class I LE within 6 months of hire. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in South Carolina

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Education - Associate's Degree

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB KNOWLEDGE

Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises Work of Others - Supervises work of others and may offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Perceive, observe, clarity of vision, Recognize or inspect visually
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself
Extends hands or arms in any direction
Walk or move about
Stand for prolonged period
Sit (stationary position) for prolonged period
Move, transport, raise or lower
Use hands or feet to operate or handle machinery, equipment, etc
Position self to accomplish task (i.e. stoop, kneel, crawl)
Ascend or descend (i.e. stairs, ladder)
Use taste or smell to detect or determine particular flavors or odors

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to heat or cold
Exposure to bio-hazards (i.e. blood, bodily fluids)
Wet or humid
Noise
Vibration
Chemical hazards
Exposure to dust/fumes
Overnight Travel
 

The multi-functional duties of law enforcement require personnel to perform all of the above checked duties for varying lengths of time; combining multiple physical requirements at the same time in the performance of duty. LE requires that personnel perform their duties in a wide variety of occupational hazards and working conditions.

CLOSING STATEMENT:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

 

 


City of Isle of Palms 

Position: Chief of Police
Date Posted: February 8, 2019
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Based on experience
Open until filled
 

We’re excited to announce this opportunity for an experienced chief of police who is capable of preserving (and improving upon) the existing high standards of public safety and is passionate about preparing the City for the challenges of the future. 

The ideal candidate will understand the importance of building strong relationships with the community, City staff, nearby communities and all other City stakeholders. The Department is proud that CALEA granted its 6th accreditation in 2017, representing over 15 years of maintaining the 485 standards required for accreditation.

Qualifications see recruitment brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com

Under limited supervision of the City Administrator, he/she plans, directs, manages and coordinates all police department operations pertaining to the enforcement of state and local laws designed for public safety and welfare. Position is stressful and high risk. No residency requirement for position within the City. Residency is required within a distance to enable employee to personally address island incidents in a timely manner.

The City has 92 FTE employees, plus part-time/seasonal employees. The FY 2018 total budget for the City is approximately $21M, 21% of which is tourism revenue.

“The Isle of Palms Police Department strives to preserve the public peace, prevent crime, detect and arrest violators of the law, protect life and property, and enforce criminal laws of the State of South Carolina and the ordinances of the City of Isle of Palms”

The Police Department has 1 Police Chief, 2 Captains (1 over Operations and 1 over Support Services), 4 Patrol Sergeants, 2 Detectives, 12 Patrol Officers, 1 Victims Advocate/Investigator, 4 Communications Technicians, 1 Police Administrative Secretary, 1 Animal Control  Officer, 1 Part-Time Animal Control Officer (75%), and up to 10 Seasonal Beach Services Officers. The total staffing in the Department is 29.

The starting annual salary will be market competitive DOQ/E with benefit plan provided plus a reasonable relocation expense reimbursement will be negotiated.

This position is open until filled. Confidential resumes should be sent by COB on February 8, 2019.  

James L. Mercer, President/CEO, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place, #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. VOICE: 505-466-9500; CELL: 505-660-7725; FAX: 505-466-1274. E-Mail: [email protected]; Website:  www.mercergroupinc.com  EOE.


 

 
 Anderson City Police Department
 

Position: Patrol Officer
Date Posted: December 19, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $35,000
Open until filled

Position requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Ability to obtain a South Carolina Driver's License
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Good overall physical condition
  • DD-214 (If prior military)
  • No convictions of felonies or serious misdemeanors

Upon selection the candidate must be able to successfully complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Basic Law Enforcement course. Once the candidate successfully completes the academy, their duties will include, but are not limited to, answering calls for service, traffic violations, investigation of criminal activity, investigation of illegal narcotics, enforcing state and federal laws and many other areas involving with being involved with the community.

Benefits of working for the Anderson City Police Department are:

  • Vacation time (accrued based on years of service)
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Uniform, footwear and equipment supplied by the department
  • Medical/Dental/Life Insurance (city pays significant portion)
  • Police Officer Retirement System (25 yrs)
  • Additional 401K programs
  • Partial educational tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness incentive
  • Flexible 12 hour rotating shifts

 

If you think you have what it takes to become a part of our team and are interested in the position, please contact us and fill out an application.

Contact information:

Sgt. M. Frazier

Training/Recruiting

Office: (864) 231-2614

Work Cell:864-634-1516

www.andersonpd.com

 
 
 


Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Department of Public Safety
 

Public Safety Officer 

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

 

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

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

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

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

“For any questions or to receive a copy of the job description, please contact Chief Eddie Martin at [email protected]

Airport is EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veterans Employer

 


 

Lexington Medical Center

 

3 Police Officer Positions

Date Posted: December 11, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: Based on experience

Now Offering Sign-On Bonus $3000

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Team. Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our growing modern state-of-the-art facilities with new innovative technology. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.

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

Basic Function:

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

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


 

 

City of Mauldin

Position Title:            Animal/Code Enforcement Officer

Statement of Duties

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

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

 

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

 

Position Functions

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

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

 

Recommended Minimum Qualifications

Physical and Mental Requirements

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

Education and Experience

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

Special Requirements

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

Class III certification required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

A candidate for this position should have knowledge of:

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

Skill in:

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

And ability to:

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

 


 

BEAUFORT POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

Competitive Pay:        

$39,130     PT 1 Entry (No experience)

$42,484     PT 2 Based on Education, Experience

$46,956     PT 3 Based on Education, Experience and Certifications

 

  • FREE INDOOR RANGE MEMBERSHIP
  • SPECIALIZED POSITIONS (COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAM, SRO, SPECIAL OPS TEAM, TRAFFIC TEAM, BOAT OPERATOR, POLICE BICYCLE OPERATORS, ETC.)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA ACCREDITED
  • TAKE HOME VEHICLE
  • FREE GYM MEMBERSHIP AT OMNI
  • COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  • TRAINING, TRAINING, AND TRAINING – WE BELIEVE IN ALLOWING OFFICERS TO RECEIVE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS FOR THEIR CAREER ADVANCEMENT

 

Must be 21 years old, HS diploma or GED, No Criminal History, Good Credit, Work, and Driving History.   Go to:  http://www.cityofbeaufort.org/employment-opportunities.aspx scroll down to police application, print and fill out, and submit to the Human Resources Office.

 


 

Attorney General's Office

 

Investigator
Date Posted: October 19, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $32,838 - $60,760
Deadline: Open until filled
Job Number: 82281

Position Number: 60009574

Job Responsibilities: As an investigator in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, this position will investigate allegations regarding Medicaid Provider Fraud and the abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of residents of health care facilities. Will interview witnesses, acquire witness statements and procure relevant documents and evidence regarding complaints. Will arrest suspects; secure search & arrest warrants; testify before trial and grand juries. Will work closely with SC DHHS and state and federal prosecuting and investigative agencies. Must possess good written and oral communication skills; will compile required reports and coordinate other administrative details of criminal investigations. Will assist with other required duties as requested.

Minimum and Additional Requirements: A bachelor's degree and two years of experience conducting investigations or performing other law enforcement duties; or a high school diploma and six years of experience conducting investigations or performing other law enforcement duties. Candidate must be a Class I Certified Law Enforcement Officer in South Carolina.

Preferred Qualifications: Must be highly motivated.  Must be comfortable working in a team atmosphere.  Must be able to present clear, concise written and oral reports. Travel required outside of normal business hours. Extensive knowledge of Criminal Justice system and excellent computer skills preferred. Experience in conducting financial or fraud investigations is strongly preferred. Familiarity and experience in using Excel is strongly preferred. Three years of experience in an Investigator or Detective position preferred.

Additional Comments: DRUG SCREENING, CREDIT CHECK, DELINQUENT TAX CHECK AND SLED BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED.

 
THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2227428/investigator-iii-medicaid-provider-fraud


Town of Springdale Police Department

Patrol Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $33,000 -$36,000

Position hours: Full time, 12-hour shifts, rotating

Deadline: Until Filled
Job duties:

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

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

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

Qualifications:

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

·         Must have successfully completed basic law enforcement training and maintain certification as a law enforcement officer from the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy or have the ability to do so. (preference will be given to current certified officers)

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

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

EOE Disclaimer: The Town of Springdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and various background investigations which may include criminal history, driving record, credit report, employment history, education verification and personal references. 


 

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office 

Patrol Deputy and Detention Officer

 

Date Posted: September 7, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay:     Patrol Deputy: $39,015 - $55,141
                         Detention Officer: $34,853 - $46,818
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 go to www.lacoso.net/employment or contact the recruiter at [email protected] or 803-313-2080.


 

Presbyterian College Campus Police Department

Police Officer
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $32,760
Deadline: Until Filled

 

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 until the positions are filled.

 


 

BEAUFORT POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

Competitive Pay:

$39,130     PT 1 Entry (No experience)
$42,484     PT 2 Based on Education, Experience
$46,956     PT 3 Based on Education, Experience and Certifications
  • FREE INDOOR RANGE MEMBERSHIP
  • SPECIALIZED POSITIONS (COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAM, SRO, SPECIAL OPS TEAM, TRAFFIC TEAM, BOAT OPERATOR, POLICE BICYCLE OPERATORS, ETC.)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA ACCREDITED
  • TAKE HOME VEHICLE
  • FREE GYM MEMBERSHIP AT OMNI
  • COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  • TRAINING, TRAINING, AND TRAINING – WE BELIEVE IN ALLOWING OFFICERS TO RECEIVE TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS FOR THEIR CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Must be 21 years old, HS diploma or GED, No Criminal History, Good Credit, Work, and Driving History.   

Go to:  http://www.cityofbeaufort.org/employment-opportunities.aspx scroll down to police application, print and fill out, and submit to the Human Resources Office.


 

City of Newberry Police Department
Police Officer
Date Posted: June 4, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $31,472 plus full benefits package. SCCJA Certified Officers Eligible to receive up to $5000 Retention Bonus!
Deadline: Open until filled

 

GENERAL POSITION OVERVIEW: Entry level police officer position. Under general supervision, performs general duty police work in an effort to protect life and property of Newberry citizens through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves patrolling the City, conducting investigations, preparing cases for court, preparing various reports, and assisting citizens in an attempt to protect life and property of citizens through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Employee works under stressful, high-risk conditions.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Requires an Associate’s degree in criminal justice, business, social science, or other relevant field, with one to two years of experience in law enforcement; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must have successfully completed or demonstrate aptitude and ability to complete required courses and certifications; may be required to possess additional certification(s) as deemed necessary by the City. Must possess a valid South Carolina driver's license. Must pass an entry-level written exam and physical strength/agility test, pre-employment drug screen and pass a background investigation to include a clear criminal record. Must be at least 21 years of age

Entry Level Salary: $31,472 plus full benefits package; salary commensurate with experience and SC Criminal Justice Academy Certification/s. SCCJA Certified Officers Eligible to receive up to $5000 Retention Bonus!

 


Department of Juvenile Justice
Public Safety Officer I
Date Posted: July 13, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $26,988 - $49,932
Deadline: Until Filled

Job Description: 

Under general supervision of the Director of Public Safety, Police Officer 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.  Conduct perimeter patrols of all areas with DJJ Institutional grounds on a regular and non-scheduled basis. He/she will respond to calls for service/assistance, and 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. Transport juveniles as required for medical appointments, funerals, etc. in and/or out state. Prepare written reports of investigation based on his or her actions. Investigates all escapes from institutions upon apprehension of juvenile(s). Investigate motor vehicle collisions on DJJ property. Escort unauthorized, unruly visitors, or terminated employees off DJJ Campuses. Maybe placed temporarily in charge of a shift in the absence of a supervisor. Perform other duties of a similar nature or level. The above is not intended to be all-inclusive list of duties.

Minimum Requirements:

Police-Certified: High School Diploma or equivalent; South Carolina Class One Certified Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of one (1) year experience or related experience ie. military service.

Police-Trainee: High School Diploma or equivalent; able to successfully complete their certification at the Police Officers Academy within 12 months of employment.

He/she must have experience with Windows Operating System; possess a valid South Carolina driver's license, and must be able to successfully complete a psychological evaluation.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to prepare reports; 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. He/she will also patrol assigned area to prevent crime and detect violations of law. Respond to complaints, reports of violations and request for assistance, Investigate traffic collisions. Escort unruly visitors off campus.  Perform emergency and routine juvenile transports, and provide a safe environment for the juveniles, visitors and employees of DJJ. You should also be able to work under general supervision of the Director of Public Safety while using judgment to proceed in routine matters in accordance with standard practices. He/she will have varies work hours (on call for emergencies 24 hours per day), must have the ability to travel overnight or daily with distance in excess of 1 hour drives, and sit/stand for a period of 1-3 hours a day. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, and conduct inspections while being able to physically/mentally work in a secure facility setting with juveniles. He/she must have the confidence and endurance to work in a sometimes hostile environment while following DJJ's Policies and Procedures. Annual scheduled performance reviews will be completed. You must be able to report to work during inclement and hazardous weather conditions. Must be able to work core business hours, to include weekends and evening if required. Must be able to work around incarcerated juveniles; stand or sit for long periods of time.

Additional Comments:

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.

Apply online at: 

https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/1893545/public-safety-officer-i/agency/sc/apply/general

Check the status of your application at:

www.jobs.sc.gov.


 

Oconee County Sheriff's Office
Deputy Sheriff
Date Posted: May 18, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $33,500 - $34,500
Deadline: Open until filled
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this position is to enforce all local, federal and state laws relating to public safety and welfare; to perform general police work, responding to calls for service; to participate in special unit operations and activities as assigned, and to perform related work as required. The position works according to some procedures but decides how or when to do things; work is reviewed frequently by supervisor.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
  1. 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.
  2. Performs assigned police duties, which may include traffic safety and enforcement, patrol, criminal investigations, narcotics / vice investigations and enforcement, crime scene / evidence investigations and control, community service, court security, warrant service, school resource officer / D.A.R.E. programming, etc.
  3. Performs general law enforcement duties as necessary, including but not limited to patrolling assigned areas of the County, responding to public calls for assistance, maintaining order and public safety, apprehending and arresting suspected law violators and criminal suspects, collecting evidence and participating in investigative operations.
  4. Performs routine service duties, including but not limited to providing escort service for the protection of persons and/or property, assisting stranded motorists,  directing traffic, providing security and crowd control at special events, etc.
  5. Prepares cases for prosecution; provides court testimony as necessary.
  6. Performs routine service duties, including but not limited to providing escort service for the protection of persons and/or property, assisting stranded motorists, providing funeral escort, directing traffic, providing security and crowd control at special events, etc.
  7. Prepares and submits detailed work records and reports.
  8. Maintains assigned equipment and vehicles.
  9. Receives and responds to citizens’ inquiries, concerns and complaints concerning law enforcement activities.
  10. Attends periodic training sessions and attends conferences and meetings to keep abreast of current law enforcement and investigative trends, technology and legislation; maintains required physical fitness and required level of proficiency in the use of firearms.
  11. Remains on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week, for emergency response.
  12. Performs general clerical work as required, including but not limited to maintaining logs, preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, answering the telephone, etc.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Requires gathering, organizing, analyzing, examining or evaluating data or information and may prescribe action based on such data or information.Requires persuading or influencing others in favor of a service, point of view, or course of action; may enforce laws, rules, regulations or ordinances.Requires leading, operating or repairing complex machinery or equipment that requires extended training and experience, such as firearms, emergency response vehicles, etc., or the application of custom administrative software or systems; may involve installation and testing.  Involves operations of limited scope.Requires performing skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem-solving.Requires using addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and/or calculating ratios, rates and percentages.Requires reading technical instructions, procedures, manuals and charts to solve practical problems; composing routine reports and specialized reports, forms and business letters with proper format; speaking compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.Requires doing specialized technical or entry-level professional work requiring general understanding of operating policies and procedures and their application to problems not previously encountered; application of specialized technical or professional principles and practices or the use of a wide range of administrative methods in the solution of problems; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:The educational requirement for this position is: Requires high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by the completion of required law enforcement coursework.Education may be substituted for experience.Related-experience required: Requires a short demonstration up to and including one month.Experience may be substituted for education.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS: Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications required for this position include:·  Must be able to obtain Basic Law Enforcement Certification.·  Must possess a valid state driver’s license without record of suspension or revocation in any state.· Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years of age or older at the time of employment; must not possess felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years; must be able to read and write in the English language.·  Must meet other requirements as set forth in applicable South Carolina statutes and regulations. Certifications, licenses, professional designations, or other qualifications preferred for this position include:· May require additional professional or technical certification(s) as deemed necessary by supervisor.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Physical Requirements:Standing: 1/3 of the time or over; walking: 1/3 of the time or over; sitting: up to 2/3 of the time; using hands: 2/3 of the time or over; reaching with hands and arms: 2/3 of the time or over; Climbing or balancing: up to 1/3 of the time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling: 1/3 of the time or over; talking, seeing, or hearing: 2/3 of the time or over; tasting: under 1/3 of the time; smelling: 2/3 of the time or over.This position requires lifting: Up to 10 pounds: 2/3 of the time or over; Up to 25 pounds: up to 2/3 of the time; Up to 50 pounds: under 1/3 of the time; Up to 100 pounds: under 1/3 of the time; More than 100 pounds: under 1/3 of the time.

 Port Royal Police Department

 

Police Officer
Date Posted: April 19, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $39,226 - $42,137
Deadline: Open until filled

The Town of Port Royal Police Department is seeking qualified candidate for the position of Police Officer. Candidate must be able to perform all duties necessary for the protection of life and property within the Town of Port Royal as well as the enforcement of state laws and local ordinances. Officers will patrol assigned areas and responds to calls for service; to enforce all public safety and welfare related law enforcement work as required. Other duties include service of warrants, apprehension and arrest criminal suspects and law violators, preparation of reports and other documentation, prepare cases for court and provide court testimony as necessary. Experienced applicants are preferred however if you are seeking to begin a law-enforcement career you must meet the following requirements.

Minimum Experience and Training: At a minimum, a candidate must:

  • Must be 21 years of age at start of application process.
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have a S.C. Driver’s License at date of hire
  • Must have personal vehicle registered at the date of hire
  • Must have a clean criminal record (no felonies, serious misdemeanors, Criminal Domestic Violence, or crimes of moral turpitude)
  • Clean driving record with minimal speeding convictions, no DUI or DUS conviction in last ten years, or leaving the scene of an accident conviction.
  • Must have Honorable Discharge, if served in the military.
  • If currently employed as a certified officer, candidate must be in good standing with their current agency with no current disciplinary problems within the last six months. 
  • Candidate must be able to pass a hiring board, a physical agility course, a polygraph exam, a psychological exam, and a physical.
  • Must complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy training within 1 year of hire date.

Benefits:
Competitive Salary
South Carolina Police Officers Retirement Plan
Individual paid health insurance 
All uniforms and equipment provided
Take home patrol car program 
Dental and Vision insurance offered

To apply

Applications can be picked in person at the police department or requested by telephone by calling (843) 986-2220 or by email at [email protected]

 

 


Columbia Police Department

 

The Columbia Police Department offers an extraordinary range of career options, from street patrol and investigations to advanced tactical units, crime analysis, community relations and more. 

The Columbia Police Department has it all for anyone who is seeking the full spectrum of being a law enforcement officer in the State Capital of South Carolina.

 

Start your Law Enforcement Career with the Columbia Police Department.

                                                                                                  

You can view all job openings online at columbiapd.net

 

Need more information; contact us at (803) 545-3500 or [email protected]


University of South Carolina -Division of Law Enforcement and Safety

Communications Specialist III
Date Posted: 3/1/2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Starting pay: $32,000
Deadline: Open until filled

 

Job description: The 9-1-1 Telecommunications operator assists in the operation of the police communication center; serves as the initial contact person responsible for monitoring fire and burglar alarm signals system-wide; notifies the proper officials and/or emergency contacts when alarm activations occur; monitors 911 TTY, and dispatches appropriate calls for services; and enters all activities into the CAD system in a timely manner.

Requirements: High School diploma and 2 years’ call center or customer service experience utilizing voice communications systems or central switchboard operations. An associate’s degree in a technical communications discipline may be substituted for the required experience.

Benefits: Include enrollment in SC Retirement Systems; State of SC health, dental and vision insurance; paid holidays and ample overtime opportunities; tuition assistance available after six months of employment.

Apply at:http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27153.  Questions regarding the posting may be directed to Ms. Meagan English (803-777-2739).

 


Town of Cowpens Police Department

Police Officer 
Position hours: Full time, 12-hour shifts
Salary: $32,712
Deadline: Open until filled
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Town of Cowpens Police Department is seeking highly motivated applicants to fill an Officer position for the town. Applicants need to be self-motivated, ability to learn policy, procedures and to take direction from the command staff to effectively produce the desired result of keeping the residents and businesses safe in the jurisdiction.The Officer will perform general police duty, patrols the city, conducts investigations, prepares various reports and cases for court and assists residents in an attempt to protect life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Issues written citations for traffic and other minor violations.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be at least 21 years of age. Valid South Carolina Driver’s License. Ability to pass a thorough background Investigation and pre-employment drug screen and physical. Current South Carolina Law Enforcement certification and 1-year experience is preferred.
How to apply:Send resume to Chief Wayne Meredith [email protected]

 


 

City of Folly Beach Police Department 

 

Public Safety Officer
Date Posted: March 1, 2018
Job Type: Full-time 
Salary: $38,000
Deadline: Open until filled
 

The City of Folly Beach is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Officer. 

Successful applicant will be required to pass a physical, psychological test, polygraph test and extensive background check.  South Carolina LE1 certified candidates preferred. Officers certified in other states are also encouraged to apply. Other qualification requirements include possession of a high school diploma or GED, US Citizenship, and no convictions for domestic batteries or any crimes that include the use of a firearm. The City offers a full benefit package to include health, dental and long-term disability insurance paid by the City.  Vision, dental plus, supplemental ltd and optional life are also available.  Starting Salary for SC LE1 certified applicants is $38,000.  Successful applicant will also be eligible for $2297.00 for 11 paid holidays.  Overtime opportunities available upon completion of field training. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply.

Applications are available online at www.cityoffollybeach.com. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 843-513-1837 or Kathryn Battey at [email protected]


 

S.C. Bureau of Protective Services

Date Posted: February 22, 2018

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: $38,273.00 to $41,200.00 /year

Apply at: www.scdps.gov/bps 

 

Job Description:

Patrol assigned areas to deter and/or detect violations. Maintain order and enforce state statutes and regulations. Exercise arrest powers and testify in court. Investigate disturbances. Complete reports and documents. Disseminate information in a timely manner. Maintain security of all properties as promulgated by statutes and regulations. Assist with order and proper discipline at the Chambers of the Legislature, Governor's mansion, State Capitol Complex and other state buildings and facilities. Provide protective services for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, their families and other state officials.

 

Minimum and Additional Requirements:

The Bureau of Protective Services (BPS) is accepting applications for Certified Class LE1 Law Enforcement Officers and Non-Certified applicants. A high school diploma or GED. Must be a US citizen and at least 21 years of age. Must be able to perform all essential and marginal job functions of a BPS Officer. Must be a resident of South Carolina and have a valid South Carolina driver's license prior to the effective date of hire. Selected applicants will be required to submit to an extensive background check to include; credit check, criminal history, driver's record, history of drug use, a polygraph examination and take a urinalysis test to screen for illegal substances prior to appointment. The background investigation will consist of contacting ALL of your former employers, and at the due time your current employer. Please note that if you answer "NO" on the state application to the question asking "May we contact this employer?" this will not allow DPS to conduct a thorough background investigation and you will not move forward in the process.

 

Additional Comments:

Division assignments are based on the critical need areas. This means you may or may not be assigned to the Division of choice; your assignment will only be based on "existing needs". Therefore, if you are unable to relocate to a critical need area, an offer of employment may be rescinded. Starting salary for un-certified new hires is $38,273 annually. Starting salary for certified SC Class I Law Enforcement Officers will be $38,273 or $42,100 depending on the length of time you have been certified and actively employed in a law enforcement position prior to being hired at SCDPS. Background questionnaires are an official part of the application. Any attempt to misrepresent yourself may be grounds for disqualification. Read each question carefully and select the most appropriate answer. 

 

 For more information contact: Cpl. Luis Morales Office: 803-734-1910 Email: [email protected]

 

 


 

Columbia College Police Department

 

The Columbia College Police Department has an immediate opening for a uniform patrol officer.

The Columbia College Police Department serves and protects the students, faculty and staff of Columbia College. We are located in the historic Eau Claire neighborhood, north of Columbia, South Carolina.

Required 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 tattoos, piercings, or body art that shows below the shirt sleeves of the summer uniform, or below shorts of the bike patrol uniform; must be able to complete the departmental physical fitness standards test and qualify with all issued equipment.

All non-certified candidates must successfully complete the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy’s Basic Law Enforcement Certification Course within the first year of employment. All candidates (certified and non-certified) must also complete the Columbia College Police Department’s Field Training Officer Program.

Preferred Qualifications: 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 Columbia College Police Department pays for all state mandated, and all required continuing educational training. CCPD also provides all required uniforms and equipment. After successful training, the officer will be placed on a 12 hour day, evening or night shift, based on seniority, and, dependent on the patrol division staffing levels, and, the department’s needs.

Salary and benefits: The starting salary ranges from $28,500-$37,500 annually, dependent upon qualifications. Columbia College offers competitive health benefits for officers (and additional family), paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, holiday leave, and, free tuition towards a first bachelor’s degree for officers, their spouses and their children.

 

Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter of interest and a current resume to the following address:

 Attn: Wayne Jamison

1301 Columbia College Drive

Columbia, SC 29203 


Summerville Police Department

Code Enforcement Officer

Date Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

Compensation: $36,139/annually

Hours: 8:30 AM UNTIL 5:00 PM

Deadline: Open until filled

Minimum Requirements: Requires an Associate’s degree preferred, supplemented by one to two years of experience in code or law enforcement, planning, or a closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license.  Must obtain certification as an International Property Maintenance Code Inspector (IPMC) within initial 12 months of employment. 

 


  Lexington County Sheriff's Department

PATROL DEPUTY- $39,474 - $45,395

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 LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
    • Must already be certified by the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (LE Class 1),
    • Must possess college degree (Bachelors or higher),
    • Must be a certified law enforcement officer from another state,
    • Must have prior Military Police 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) or [email protected]

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.

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.lexingtonsheriff.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.)

Lexington County Sheriff's Department

CORRECTIONS OFFICER- $36,891-$42,425

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.

 

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) or [email protected]

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.lexingtonsheriff.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.)

 



 

  

 

 
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