Law Enforcement Officer I

Job description

These positions require a high school diploma and two (2) years work experience in law enforcement. 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. Ideal candidates 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. This position requires a 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. Applicant with military experience must submit a copy of the DD214 with the application. Salary is commensurate with education and experience using based on a SC pay band 4 with a salary range of $26,988- $49,932. These positions are open until filled. (JC10/0015/116651 and JC10/0019/019364, opened 11/09/18)

To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the SC State Jobs Employment Application online at or visit @ Incomplete applications will not be considered. Unofficial transcripts may 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. 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.

Local Address:
Trident Technical College
Building 940, Suite G
2050 Mabeline Road
North Charleston, SC 29406
North of Main Campus

Phone and Fax Number:

Phone: (843) 877-349-7184 ext 6201
Fax: (843) 574-6682
TDD: (800) 735-2905 x9029





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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 1/9/2019
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