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Chief of Police, City of Gaffney

Position Category: Police

Position Hours:
Full time, 8:15 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursday; 8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Friday

Job Duties:
  • Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates Department operations. Develops policies and procedures for the Department in order to implement directives from City Council or Administration.
  • Plans and implements a law enforcement program for the City.
  • Reviews Department performance and effectiveness, formulates programs or policies to alleviate deficiencies.

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

How to apply:
Applications can be obtained online  or at Gaffney City Hall, 2nd Floor. You may attach any additional certifications. The application must be completed in full before being submitted, by email, in person, or by mail. Email: In person: Gaffney City Hall, Second Floor, 201 N. Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340. Mailing address: Gaffney City Hall, Second Floor, P.O. Box 2109, Gaffney, SC 29342

The City of Gaffney is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.