Police Officer

Charleston, SC
Charleston Police Department

$52,684.80 – $76,311.56 Annually

The City of Charleston offers a competitive total compensation package, including benefits:

  • Paid pre-academy and academy training
  • Group health, dental, vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Police Officers Retirement System (PORS)
  • Optional deferred compensation plans (401k and 457 plans)
  • Annual leave starting at 96 hours per year and growing to 192 hours per year
  • Paid sick leave at 96 hours per year
  • Employer paid life insurance, short term disability and long term disability programs
  • GI Bill eligible veteran on-the-job training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness programs, including gym reimbursement
  • 10 paid holidays and 1 personal holiday

To apply to be a City of Charleston Police Officer, you must:

  • Be 21 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma/GED
  • Have prior work or volunteer experience
  • Possess a valid driver’s license