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Law Enforcement Officer I (8 positions)

Trident Technical College

Trident Technical College

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Charleston County, SC, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for performing patrol officer duties to enforce state, county and municipal criminal laws as well as traffic laws and college regulations for the protection of people at all campus locations. Prior to employment, candidates will undergo an extensive background check, Physical Ability Test (PAT) and polygraph test.  Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug test and physical upon offer of employment. 

Minimum and Additional Requirements

This position requires a high school diploma. Preferred candidate will have two (2) years of law enforcement experience.

Non-Certified Officers starting salary is $42,000 based on SC pay band 4.
Certified Officers: Salary is commensurate with education and experience based on a SC pay band 4 with a salary range of $50,000 – $58,393.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate must have working knowledge of modern police methods and procedures and the ability to prepare reports and testify in court. Must be able to work with a diverse population while providing excellent customer service.  Prefer graduates of the SC Criminal Justice Academy with one (1) year of experience in campus law enforcement but will consider other reasonable combinations of education and experience to include high school diploma and some general work experience.  Applicable higher education coursework may be considered in lieu of work experience.  Experience in law enforcement, military police or as a corrections officer is preferred. Candidate must have a valid South Carolina driver's license, be 21 years of age and possess the ability to meet the requirements of LE-1 Certification with the SC Criminal Justice Academy within one (1) year of employment.  Candidate with a working knowledge of state, county and municipal laws are preferred.

Additional Comments

To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application.  

Unofficial transcripts may also be attached, mailed to (Human Resources, PO Box 118067 Charleston, SC 29423), or faxed 843.574.6682 to the Human Resources Office by the deadline date and time. Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.

Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.


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