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Police Officer

Town of Great Falls
324 Dearborn St, Great Falls, SC 29055
From $45,340 a year - Full-time

Location

324 Dearborn St, Great Falls, SC 29055

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance

Full job description

The role of a Police Officer with The Great Falls, SC Police Department requires individuals who are dedicated to serving their community, maintaining public safety, and upholding the law. If you possess the necessary skills, qualifications, and commitment to make a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply today.

- Enforce laws and ordinances to maintain public safety and order
- Patrol assigned areas to prevent and detect criminal activity
- Respond to emergency calls and provide assistance as needed
- Conduct traffic stops and issue citations or warnings for traffic violations
- Investigate crimes, gather evidence, and interview witnesses
- Prepare detailed reports on incidents, arrests, and investigations
- Testify in court as a witness when required

```Requirements:```
- High school diploma or equivalent (some departments may require college coursework or a degree)
- SCCJA Academy Certified or Completion of a police academy training program withing last 24 months
- Valid driver's license with a clean driving record
- Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing and interacting with the public
- Ability to manage conflicts and diffuse tense situations
- Physical fitness and ability to meet department standards for strength, agility, and endurance
- Ability to work in a team environment and follow chain of command
- Knowledge of law enforcement procedures, protocols, and legal guidelines

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of duties or requirements. Other duties may be assigned as needed by the department.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $45,340.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Overtime

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Law enforcement: 1 year (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • SCCJA Class 1 certification or from another state (Required)

Work Location: In person