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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.

Qualifications:
  • 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 www.walterborosc.org 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 aroberson@walterborosc.org.

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