Law Enforce. Officer - Class 3

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Classification Title:

Law Enforcement Officer I - Columbia Officer (Class 3)

Internal Title:

Law Enforce. Officer - Class 3



Work County:



Division of Administration and Finance


DAF University Police Department

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Part/Full Time:

Full Time

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Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position:

Full-time Equivalent (FTE)

Basis :

12 months

Job Search Category:

Law Enforcement

Benefit Eligibility Type:

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)

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Advertised Job Summary:

The Law Enforcement Officer I (Class 3) provides security and protection for the National Advocacy Center (NAC). They are Class 3 certified police officers in accordance with SC Code of Laws, and are empowered with special duties. They assist Class 1 certified police officers in providing a safe and peaceful environment for all while ensuring safe and reliable access to the University. They enforce state laws and National Advocacy Center rules/regulations.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):

High school diploma. Must be 21 years of age, be physically qualified and have no criminal record. Must pass a background investigation and complete the SC Criminal Justice Academy with certification as Class 3-SLE.

Preferred Qualifications:

One year experience in security, law enforcement, or a related field. Current certification by SCCJA as Class 3 officer.


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 Constitutionally mandated rights of both suspects and law enforcement personnel. Knowledge of South Carolina law, relevant case law, and policies of the University. Ability to exercise sound judgement within an established set of core departmental values. Knowledge of the functions and interrelationships of other law enforcement agencies. Skill in the operation of law enforcement vehicles, weapons, and communications equipment.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by March 16, 2021

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EEO Statement:

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time