019718 Law Enforcement Officer I

Greenville, South Carolina
$26,988 - $38,460, Band 04, SC State Classification System
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

POSITION: 019718 Law Enforcement Officer I

DEPARTMENT: Public Safety

Classification Code JC10 / Slot 0002

For ALL Faculty Positions - An unofficial/student copy of your transcript must be submitted along with your on-line application if the position you are applying for requires a degree and/or certificate. Official transcripts are required when you begin employment.

For Staff Positions - If you are applying for a position that requires a degree and/or certificate, an official transcript will be required when you begin employment.

***International transcripts must be evaluated through World Education Services***

If you are applying for a position that requires current Licensures/Certificates- a copy must be submitted along with your on-line application. Official current licensures/certificates will be required when you begin employment.

Please feel free to submit any electronic documents with your on-line application as an attachment.

  ANTICIPATED SALARY RANGE: $26,988 - $38,460, Band 04, SC State Classification System

HOURS: Full-time

CAMPUS: All campuses  

In this challenging role, you will support the Greenville Technical College Police Department.  Duties may include any or all of the following: 

 -Patrol GTC campuses, student housing, and properties on foot and in a vehicle.  Issue summons.  Operate police radio and other related equipment.     

-Secure buildings and equipment and complete daily activity reports.     

-Answer all calls for service, investigate criminal offenses, complete traffic collision reports, criminal reports, and administrative reports.  Sign arrest warrants and make criminal arrests.     

-Maintain Class I certification via required certification training.  Successfully complete annual firearms qualifications and other applicable training.    

-Complete building checks for all campuses, student housing, and other GTC properties.  

-Provide student, faculty/staff, and visitor escorts, as requested.   Pick up money deposits for Dental and CDC and deliver deposits to the Business Office.  

-Perform other duties as directed by PD supervisor or other authority figure.  

-Assist safety officers with duties such as parking enforcement, making student picture IDs, issuing parking decals, and other duties as required.    

Greenville Technical College is one of the largest institutions of higher learning in South Carolina – and we invite you to consider becoming a part of our team!  GTC promotes a respectful campus culture that reflects appreciation for diversity and inclusion at all levels. Visit www.gvltec.edu/diversity to learn more.  


High School diploma + 2 yrs work experience in law enforcement. 

Certified by the SCCJA in accordance with state law 23-23-40 or be willing and able to attend the SCCJA to obtain certification as a Class I LEO. 

  Knowledge of proper law enforcement officer behavior and role. Knowledge of modern law enforcement techniques and procedures. Knowledge of how to collect and preserve evidence. Knowledge of the legal rights of both suspects and law enforcement personnel. Knowledge of the laws one is responsible for enforcing. Knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of other law enforcement agencies. Skill in the operation of law enforcement vehicles, weapons and communications equipment. Ability to correctly evaluate situations and make good decisions. Ability to deal firmly, yet tactfully, with the general public. 


  Greenville Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply (EOE/AA/M/F/D/V)

It is the policy of Greenville Technical College, in accordance with applicable laws, to recruit, hire, train, and promote people throughout all college levels, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All employment decisions shall be consistent with the principle of equal employment opportunity.

*Greenville Technical College is a tobacco-free institution*

TO APPLY:  Interested applicants must visit https://hr.gvltec.edu/JobPostings.aspx to complete and submit an online application.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed online applications.