Police Officer

Greenville, SC
Greenville Police Department

State-certified Police Officer that enforces the laws of the State of South Carolina, municipal codes of the City of Greenville, and federal laws as they apply. Performs all duties of a police officer. Applies problem-solving techniques in support of the department’s community policing philosophy and to protect life and property. Responds to calls for service, reports findings and takes appropriate action to resolve issues. Patrols assigned area. Assists with crime scene security and processing. Conducts follow up investigations. Investigates crimes and employs crime reduction/prevention techniques situationally. Supports prosecution of criminal cases. Acts as liaison between the Police Department and the public. Builds rapport with residents, businesses and community groups of their geographical area. Makes court appearances, serves warrants/subpoenas and places items into property and evidence. Serves as a Field Training Officer as assigned. Performs additional functions as directed by supervision. Must be at least 21 years of age.

$42,484.00 – $52,613.08 Annually

3/12/2021 11:59 PM Eastern


  • Respond to Calls for Service
  • Patrol Assigned Area
  • Conduct Follow-up Investigations
  • Act as Liaison between Police Department and Residents
  • Support Prosecution of Criminal Cases


Formal Education: High school diploma or GED required. Associates Degree in police science, criminal justice, or a related field is desirable.

Experience: The Police Officer I position requires experience in customer service, community service, social services, security/loss prevention, corrections, military experience, or comparable field.

The Police Officer II requires the same as a POI in addition to over three years' experience as a Certified Police Officer is required.

The Police Officer III position requires the same as a POI in addition to over five years' experience as a Certified Police Officer.

Driver's License Required: South Carolina Class D License.

Certifications and Other Requirements: Completion of SC Criminal Justice Academy or equivalent certification as a Police Officer in another state.