Police Officer Trainee
Company: City of Goose Creek
Location: Goose Creek
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Police Officer Trainee
Choose a Career that Matters!
This is a great opportunity for a police professional to join our
friendly police department.Goose Creek, the
municipalitythat Business Week called the best place to raise a
family in South Carolina, is located minutes from the international
tourist destination of Charleston, and the pristine beaches of
coastal South Carolina.Located 30 minutes outside Charleston, the
City of Goose Creek offers an excellent State benefits package with
employer paid individual insurance, SC Retirement system with
additional retirement plan options, $5,000 tuition reimbursement
program, vacation/sick/holiday paid time off, wellness incentives
and much more!
Police work is rewarding to those who commit to a career of public
service. Work with a professional police department and enjoy
excellent benefits while serving the community. The City of Goose
Creek considers only thebest qualified candidateswho have
demonstrated positivecharacter and integrity in their personal and
professional livesto fill our police officer
position is responsible for providing police services to the public
for the purpose of maintaining public order and safety.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
areas within the City limits and enforces state and local laws;
investigates crimes against persons and property and traffic
accidents; apprehends and arrests criminals; serves warrants,
subpoenas and other writs; processes bookings and
good public relations and performs such duties as providing house
security checks, emergency protection, providing escorts through
the City, conducting security stand-by and providing money
in Community Oriented Policing activities.
information and assistance to the public.
and presents cases in court.
to emergency alarms as needed to include burglar alarms, armed
robberies, assaults, domestic violence and prowler
situations to include counseling youth, suicidal subjects, mental
subjects, married persons or persons in relationships, people in
crisis, persons with weapons, and homicidal subjects.
mental illnesses, and acts accordingly on a case by case
as a guardian to those in need such as young children, the elderly,
those with mental or physical illnesses, or anyone who does not
have the ability to care for themselves.
reviews, processes, files and submits various reports and records
including incident reports, supplement reports, accident reports,
booking reports, witness statements, activity sheets, various forms
and records, training reports and affidavits.
crime scene processing as necessary.
fingerprints for criminals and citizens.
problem solving skills to meet peaceable resolutions to all parties
involved in a given incident.
computers with a wide variety of applications and
other law enforcement agencies as needed.
with citizens and provides them with information on deterring crime
and additional safety tips.
desk and dispatch duties as needed.
various training throughout the year, including but not limited to
firearm qualification, Electronic Control Device (ECD),
handcuffing, baton, weaponless control tactics, Domestic Violence,
legal updates and mental illness training.
as back up to co-workers.
other duties as assigned.
School Diploma or GED. Some college preferred.
to obtain and maintain South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy
certification or another state's law enforcement training academy,
B.L.E.T. or P.O.S.T. required.
- Two (2)
years of work experience that demonstrates a high level of
responsibility and dependability.
- One (1)
year of law enforcement related experience preferred
combination of education and experience totaling two (2) years may
South Carolina Driver's License.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
of local, state and federal criminal and civil law.
of the procedures, guidelines and equipment used in law enforcement
of the geographic layout of the City.
of controlled substances, and various chemicals which could cause
hospitalization or death, if handled incorrectly.
- Skill in
implementation and enforcement of polices and
- Skill in
the use of firearms and other specialized law enforcement
to successfully complete police officer certification through the
South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
to use computers and various software programs, to include Word and
to obtain DataMaster and RADAR/LIDAR certifications.
to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment.
to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
is heavy and requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force
occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force to move objects and the
following physical abilities: balancing, climbing, crawling,
crouching, feeling, fingering, grasping, handling, hearing,
kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching,
repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual
acuity, and walking.
is typically performed in the field exposed to inclement weather
and traffic. The work requires the use of protective devices.
Employee is exposed to hostile and volatile situations and may be
exposed to situations that are life-threatening.
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the primary job functions herein described. Since every
duty associated with this position may not be described herein,
employees may be required to perform duties not specifically
spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably
considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just
as though they were written out in this job description.
City reserves the right to revise this position description at any
The Police Supplemental Application must be completed and submitted
in order to be considered for this position. A representative from
the Goose Creek Police Department will provide the supplemental
application at the appropriate time.
Recruiting Video Link
CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS MADE, APPLICANT(S) MUST
SUCCESSFULLY PASS A BACKGROUND SCREENING, PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST
AND PHYSICAL (IF REQUIRED BY THE POSITION). ADDITIONAL TESTING IS
REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIED POSITIONS AND POLICE DEPARTMENT
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