Classification Title: Law Enforcement Officer I - Columbia Officer (Class 3)
College/Division: Division of Administration and Finance
Department: University Police Department
Advertised Salary Range: $30,000
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 will work in conjunction with 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. Benefits include enrollment in SC Retirement Systems; State of SC health, dental and vision insurance; paid holidays and ample overtime opportunities; tuition assistance available after six months of employment.
Upon successful completion of field training and probationary year, employees in this position will receive a 10 % base salary increase.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
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. Licensed to operate an automobile required.
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC ...Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.