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Patrol Officer, City of Barnwell

Position Category: Public Safety

Job Duties:
  • Respond to and Investigate criminal acts as a first responding officer. Patrol their assigned jurisdiction/zone to reduce overall criminal activity. Secure crime scenes and preserve evidence for further investigation by themselves or responding Detectives. Maintain knowledge of federal and state statutes and court cases related to work performed and agency rules and regulations. Performs other duties as directed by the Chief or his designee. Conducts traffic enforcement operations.
  • Makes decisions related to Patrol Division Shift activities that are legal, moral, and ethical; being in compliance with State Law, Federal Constitution, and Departmental Policy.

Qualifications:
  • Must be, or have the ability to obtain, a Class I certified Law Enforcement Officer certified through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy within one year of beginning employment. If candidate is not a certified officer, then he/she must also pass a reading comprehension test and a physical abilities test.

Pay Info:

​Competitive salary and benefits package available.


How to apply:

Applicants can apply online or at City Hall, 130 Main Street, Barnwell, SC.


​The City of Barnwell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.