Certified Police Officers
Non-Certified Police Officers
Status: Full time
Sign-on Bonus: $1,000
Performs protective service work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances with required related fields; patrol assigned areas of responsibilities within the city of Lake City and respond to service calls from its citizens; enforce all state laws and enforcement of all city ordinances related to public safety and welfare; perform all related law enforcement work as required and directed to include but not limited to traffic enforcement; conduct property checks for accountability and security of equipment; maintain order, public safety and serve warrants; apprehend and arrests criminal suspects who violate the law; prepare cases for court and provided court testimony as necessary; officers are expected to work with limited supervision according to procedures and policies.
SRO's job description may vary due to location and age of students. A full job description will be provided, but the position will perform patrol duties, investigative duties, traffic control, and related law enforcement activities as related to school activities as a School Resource Officer; this position will maintain departmental equipment, supplies and facilities; maintains contact with the public, court officials, and other City officials in the performance of their assigned duties.
Graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and Class 1 Certified Officer; possess a valid South Carolina Drivers Licenses; must have the basis fundamentals of police methods and practices; must be well verse in criminal law and its application; must have the ability to understand written and oral directives / instructions; must have the ability to prepare clear and concise reports; must have the ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the general public; must possess the ability to analyze situations and adapt quickly, effectively and within reason to actions with due regard to hazards and circumstances; must have possession of physical agility and endurance; must have the ability to express oneself in a clear and professional manner; must be skilled in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles; must possess a valid South Carolina Drivers Licenses (No Suspensions); must have the ability to establish and maintain a working relationship with associates and the general public; must have good verbal and mathematical skills; must be able to pursue suspects on foot and run to the scene of the emergency; must be able to stand and walk for an extended period; must be able to use proper grammar and speak before an audience with confidence; must always be neat and professional
** Salary is contingent upon Experience, Qualifications, Education and Knowledge of position**