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Law Enforcement Officer II

Apply now Job no: 492654
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Administration – Orangeburg, SC
Categories: Staff

South Carolina State University founded in 1896 as a Land Grant Institution located in Beautiful Orangeburg, SC is seeking to hire a Law Enforcement professional to join a renowned Campus Police Department. The selected candidate will have the distinct opportunity to protect and serve the campus community and have the chance to influence the next generation of legendary leaders who matriculate here at SC State University.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Patrols assigned areas to prevent crime and detect violations of law. Responds to complaints, reports of violations, and requests for assistance.
  • Issues warnings and citations to violators. Apprehends and arrests violators.
  • Investigate community and traffic accidents. Directs traffic and controls crowds.
  • Performs general police work such as maintaining order during emergencies, participating in manhunts, and providing executive protection.
  • Testifies in court and other legal proceedings. Keeps records and makes reports regarding activities.
  • Provides guidance and on-the-job training to other law enforcement personnel.

Minimum Requirements for Entry into Position:

  • A high school diploma, must be 21 years of age, Must have a valid SC Drivers License, Be able to pass a background check

Preferred Requirements- Certified Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer, College Degree

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Entry into Position:

  • 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 operating law enforcement vehicles, weapons, and communications equipment.
  • Ability to correctly evaluate situations and make good decisions. Ability to deal firmly, yet tactfully, with the public.
  • Ability to effectively interview witnesses and suspects. Ability to read and comprehend written materials.
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively.

Fed Category: E4                                        Band:05                            Salary does have a Minimum, Midpoint, and Maximum 


SC State is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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