Detention Officer

Greenville, SC
Greenville County Sheriff’s Office

Salary: $81,515.20 – $106,558.40 Annually.

Closing Date: 12/13/2024.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand the application process and educational requirements.
  • Learn how to prepare for the oral interview.
  • Find out about our background investigation, medical, psychological, and drug testing.
  • Gain more information about the Recruit Academy.
  • Get your questions answered from SPPD Police Officers.
  • Performs community engagement work involving the safety and protection of the community. Builds trust and nurtures legitimacy between the police and the community.
  • Works to preserve peace, regulate traffic, patrol assigned areas, provide emergency services, and monitor, prevent and control neighborhood crime.
  • Initiates and participates in community engagement activities to foster positive community relationships.
  • Maintains knowledge of the city, and is invested in and respects Saint Paul’s citizens, neighborhoods and cultures.
  • Demonstrates empathy, accountability, and transparency to deliver trusted service with respect.
  • Attends City meetings and consults with leaders in both business and residential communities.


  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and be licensed or eligible for licensure as a Peace Officer in the State of Minnesota.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D Driver’s License or equivalent out-of-state driver’s license.
  • Must have no felony convictions, including pardons and/or expungements, criminal convictions of gross misdemeanor or equivalent level, physical assault, domestic assault, or eluding the police convictions.
  • Must be able to work any shift within a twenty-four-hour period, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must take annual PT exam, all department required training, and meet regular firearms training qualifications.
  • Must maintain P.O.S.T. licensure.