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Public Safety Officer
Summary
Title:Public Safety Officer
ID:1087
Department:Public Safety
Closing Date:06/30/2017
Description


Orangeburg Department of Public Safety
 
PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER

 
The City of Orangeburg is looking for a qualified individuals to fill positions as Public Safety Officers with the Orangeburg

Department of Public Safety.


Salary:    $34,000.00 (new hire)

                $35,700.00 (after successful completion of 6 month probationary period.)
                 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be 21 years of age or old;
  • Possess a valid South Carolina driver’s license;
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED Certificate;                               
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the SC Criminal Justice Academy;                                
  • Ability to meet the requirements of the SC Fire Academy;                              
  • Must provide a recent Credit Report;                                
  • Must pass a criminal background and driver's license record check;                              
  • Must be able to successfully complete medical examination and drug screening;          
  • Must be able to successfully complete psychological and polygraph examinations;                 
  • Must be able to successfully complete physical and written assessments; and  
  • Possess Good Moral Character
               
Preferred Qualifications:
                       
  • Currently certified as a South Carolina Class 1 Law Enforcement Officer and/or
  • Currently certified IFSTA Firefighter II

           
 Job Tasks:
 
 

  • Performs duties of police officer and firefighter;
  • Patrols assigned area to prevent crime and detect violations of law;
  • Respond to complaints, reports of violations and requests for assistance;
  • Apprehends and arrests violators;
  • Enforce traffic laws and issues warnings or citations to violators;
  • Investigates traffic accidents, directs traffic;
  • Performs crowd control and maintains order during emergencies;
  • Prepares written reports of all incidents and occurrences;
  • Testifies in court and other legal proceedings;
  • Keeps records and makes reports regarding activities;
  • Participates in criminal investigations and evidence collection;
  • Interviews victims and witnesses;
  • Respond to fires and other emergency situations to protect and save life and property;
  • Operate fire apparatus, perform fire suppression duties, and extrication;
  • Prepare incident reports;
  • Attends training and continuing education sessions to maintain certifications;
  • Present public education and awareness programs regarding crime and fire prevention;
  • Perform various station duties and maintenance as required;
  • Assist with annual certification testing of equipment; and
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


      

Ability to:

  • Perform a wide range of law enforcement assignments.
  • Understand, interpret, apply, enforce, and make decisions in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local policies and regulations.
  • Interpret and explain City law enforcement policies and procedures.
  • Think clearly and act quickly in a variety of situations.
  • Judge situations/people accurately.
  • Effectively use and qualify with law enforcement tools and weapons including firearms, batons, defensive tactics and safety equipment.
  • Operate specialized law enforcement equipment including specialized police vehicles, radios, video and other equipment.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports and routine correspondence.
  • Maintain contact and preserve good relations with the public; respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT
It is the policy of the City of Orangeburg not to discriminate against qualified individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment and promotional opportunities. THE CITY OF ORANGEBURG IS AN AT-WILL, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  

 

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