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Police Officer, City of Walterboro

Position Category: Police

Position Hours:
Full time, Rotating 12-hour shifts

Job Duties:
  • Patrols the City of Walterboro to protect life & property; responds to calls for service; enforces all federal, state, & local laws as well as city ordinances; provides testimony & prepares documents relating to the adjudication of cases in court.
  • Apprehends & arrest criminal suspects & law violators, and maintains order & public safety.
  • Performs duties related to law enforcement work as required & works with supervision to produce the best results possible.

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age, a citizen of the US with a high school diploma or equivalent, valid SC drivers license or the ability to obtain one if out of state.
  • Must have successfully completed or have the ability to complete courses at the SC Criminal Justice Academy. Skilled in using firearms, operating a motor vehicle, & dealing firmly, tactfully, & courteously with the public; must have the ability to prepare clear & concise reports.
  • Must live or be willing to relocate to Colleton County. Must be able to pass a pre-employment polygraph, psychological test, credit check, through background investigation, & drug screen.

Pay Info:
$33,702 annually, negotiable depending on experience & education $35,387 annually after FTO training is complete.

How to apply:
Applications are available online at or at the personnel office located at 300 Hampton St., Walterboro, SC 29488. Submitted completed application & ten-year driving record to Angela Roberson, HR Specialist, City of Walterboro, 300 Hampton St., Walterboro, SC 29488, fax 843.549.1046, or email to

The City of Walterboro is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.