Public Safety Officers

Folly Beach, SC
City of Folly Beach

Accepting applications for full-time Public Safety Officers.

The City of Folly Beach is a small island located nine miles southeast of Charleston SC. There are approximately 2500 year-round residents with an abundance of visitors during our warm months. The City Council and Staff work together to create excellent working conditions and generous benefits. We aspire to be an eclectic and relaxed community centered around the livability of residents and families while welcoming visitors. As employees of the City we stand as leaders in environmental protection and resilience while building on a foundation of fiscal responsibility. As a full-service Municipal Government, we aim to preserve the quality of life, protect the environment and accommodate the visitors.

Currently, our Public Safety Department is accepting applications for the position of Full Time Police Officers. Successful applicants will be required to pass a physical, psychological test, polygraph test and extensive background check. South Carolina LE1 certified candidates preferred. Officers certified in other states are also encouraged to apply. Other qualification requirements include the following: must have attained the age of 21, possession of a high school diploma or GED, US Citizenship, and no convictions for domestic batteries or any crimes that include the use of a firearm. The City offers a full benefit package to include health, dental and long-term disability insurance paid by the City. Vision, dental plus, supplemental ltd and optional life are also available for employees to fund. Starting Salary for SC LE1 certified applicants is $41522.00. Successful applicant will also be eligible for $2509.00 for 11 paid holidays. Certification stipend bonuses are available for up to $9.5K annually for additional certifications possessed or obtained during employment i.e firefighter, EMS, Instructor, water rescue, DRE, etc. Overtime opportunities available upon completion of field training. Minorities and females are encouraged to apply. Please complete the online application here: Folly Beach Online Employment Application. Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 843-513-1837 or Kathryn Battey at kbattey@cityoffollybeach.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Folly Beach is an equal opportunity employer.