PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER
City of Folly Beach - Folly Beach, South Carolina
- Application Deadline:
- Entry Level Salary:
- $38,000.00 annual
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Patrols assigned area on foot or using vehicle to regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, or arrest violators. Apprehends criminals or persons menacing the public, serves warrants, subpoenas, and traffic tickets.
Responds to crimes in progress, initiating actions such as aid to victims and interrogating of suspects. Conducts preliminary investigations at scene of accidents or crimes and conducts intelligence gathering operations where necessary, locates witnesses, makes arrests, appears in court to present evidence and testify against persons charged with crimes. Operates breathalyzer and radar equipment, writes reports and keeps records.
Attends public gatherings to maintain order, provides community service assistance by assisting elderly, giving service club talks, etc. and provides information on laws and ordinances to public. Respond to fire alarms or other emergency calls. Forces openings in buildings for ventilation of fire or for entry and controls and extinguishes fires.
Serves as a first responder and administers first aid and artificial respiration to injured persons.
Participates in drills and emergency preparedness/recovery exercises. Inspects establishments for compliance with local regulations.
- Age: Must be 21 years of age
- Education: High school diploma or GED
- Experience: SC LE1 certified preferred. Candidates certified in other states are encouraged to apply.