Police Officer

Job title: Police Officer

Company: West Columbia Police Department (SC)


  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must have a valid S.C. driver’s license (or be able to obtain one) and be able to safely operate a motor vehicle under normal and emergency situations, sometimes at high speeds, in fair and inclement weather
  • Must not have a disqualifying incident on driving record such as driving under the influence of alcohol or dangerous drugs, reckless homicide, involuntary manslaughter or leaving the scene of an accident, etc.
  • Must be able to physically restrain another individual
  • Must be able to physically defend oneself
  • Must be able to maintain focus and mental preparedness of shifts of 12-14 hours
  • Must be able to load a weapon as well as safely and accurately fire a semi-automatic weapon
  • Must be able to successfully pass a medical exam to include vision, hearing, and color blindness to S.C. Criminal Justice Academy standards
  • Must be able to see well in a low light environment
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Must be able to pass a polygraph exam
  • Must be able to pass a psychological test to establish suitability for the demands and stresses of law enforcement employment
  • Must have a satisfactory credit history
  • Must be of good moral character as determined by a background investigation
  • Must be able to successfully pass a physical agility test that includes the ability to run, climb, jump, lift, and drag heavy weight (over 100 lbs.) within standards and times established by the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy.
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must have no convictions for crimes of moral turpitude as defined in law
  • Must be able to tolerate exposure to extreme heat, cold, humidity, and inclement weather

Expected salary: $41374.82 – 60300.63 per year

Location: West Columbia, SC

Job date: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 06:35:55 GMT

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