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Patrolman, City of Beaufort

Position Category: Police

Position hours: Full-time position, shift work

Job duties: 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.

  • Must be 21 years of age at the start of the application process; must have high school diploma or GED; must be a U.S. citizen; must obtain a valid SC 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 and 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 three years in accordance with South Carolina or federal laws.
  • Candidate must be able to pass all phases of the hiring process

Pay info: $39,130 - $46,956 annually

How to apply: Visit the City of Beaufort's website at to obtain a job application and the signing bonus criteria.  All applications must be submitted to the HR Director via email.

Deadline: December 15

The City of Beaufort is and Equal Opportunity Employer.