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Police Officer (13-13)

Police Officer


Under general supervision, performs routine police officer duties enforcing state, county and municipal laws, rules and regulations for the protection and security of people and property. Carries firearms, communicates effectively, operates a law enforcement vehicle, effects arrests, performs rescue functions and engages in law enforcement patrol functions.

State Requirements:  A high school diploma and certification by the Department of Public Safety in accordance with § 23-23-40 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976.

 FMU Preferences: High school graduate, with experience in first aid, firefighting and pistol marksmanship. Required to participate and successfully complete SCCJA (SC Police Academy) training if not currently Class 1 police officer certified. One year’s experience in law enforcement or military police would be helpful. Knowledge of Bloodborne Pathogen Policy and compliance with policy required. Must be 21 years of age or older, have a satisfactory credit report, a valid SC driver’s license, and pass an extensive background investigation.

 State Classification: Law Enforcement Officer I

 Band/Level, Position: 4/1

Salary: $25,627

 Normal Working Hours: Rotating Shifts

 Materials Needed:  1) Letter of interest (referencing #13-13); 2) completed FMU staff application; 3) resume; 4) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); 5) valid SC driver’s license (copy); 6) 10-Year Motor Vehicle Record from SC Highway Department (original);7) Social Security Card (copy); 8) DD214 for Military Services – if applicable (copy); 9) Police Officer Certification, if applicable (copy); and 10) Satisfactory Credit Report (for interviewees only).

 Application Procedure: Interested applicants may: 1) Come by the Human Resources Office to complete the application process or call 843-661-1140 to have an application mailed; or 2) Download the application from our website at and either FAX (843-661-1202) or mail the requested application referencing Position Number #13-13 to: Dr. Charlene Wages, Vice President for Administration, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Last Published: December 13, 2012 8:43 AM
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