Employment

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A career with the Simpsonville Police Department is one that will provide you with experiences that are exciting, give a sense of self-confidence, provide the opportunity to help with the community, plus it provides ample opportunities for you to attend advanced training.   A part of the Simpsonville Police Department core values is Integrity.  We seek to employee personnel that strive to provide the highest level of services to our citizens.  As a police officer or communications specialist of the Simpsonville Police Department you are entrusted with a high level of authority and held to a high standard of integrity by the citizens of Simpsonville and of the other officers of the department.  In order to ensure we employ candidates that meet this high standard, the Simpsonville Police Department gives careful consideration to all parts of the employment process.

Current Openings

Patrol Officer 

Job Description

Dispatcher (Go to simpsonville.com to apply)

Hiring Process

Application:  Submit completed application to Human Resources, City of Simpsonville 118 NE Main Street Simpsonville, SC 29681

Download Application 

Prerequisites: Must be at least 21 years of age and a US Citizen. All waivers must be signed where applicable

The following documents must be submitted along with your completed application:

Copy of High School Diploma or GED and College Degree or Transcripts if graduated

Copy of Birth Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization Copy of Social Security Card

Copy of Driverís License

Copy of DD214 (previous military service members must provide their final DD214)

 If previously certified, copy of law enforcement certification

 

Review and Preliminary Background:  Review to make sure all documents have been submitted. All documents must be submitted at the time of application to be considered.  A Criminal History Check and Driverís License History Inquiry is conducted. Must have a clean criminal history and driverís history.

Pre-Employment Process:  Written Test (Police Officer Selection Test), Interview Board, Background Investigation, Credit Check, Polygraph, Online Personal History Questionnaire, Psychological Screening and Pre-employment physical/drug screening, interview with Chief of Police.

Conditional Offer: A Conditional Offer of Employment is contingent upon favorable results from the above processes.  Any candidate the department wishes to proceed in the process will receive a conditional offer after the interview board.  

Final Offer of Employment:  The candidate and department agrees upon employment to include salary and date of hire.

Employment begins as a Police Officer for the City of Simpsonville

Salary & Benefits

Starting salary of $32,698
Deferred Compensation Plans such as 401K or 457
Health, Vision, Dental Plans (HRS / HSA Plans)
Basic Life Insurance and AD&D with Additional Life Insurance Plans for Employee, Spouse and Children
Long Term and Short Term Disability Options
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave
Education Tuition Reimbursement
Department provided equipment


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