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Deputy Sheriff

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office - Lancaster, South Carolina

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$31,608.00 annual

Job Description

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.
  • Applicant must be 21 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, and have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Applicant must be able to pass a physical fitness test (PAT), the Police Officer's Selection Test (POST), a polygraph, background check, psychological exam and drug screening.
  • Applicants also must complete the Basic Law Enforcement program (or hold required South Carolina law enforcement certification).
Applications area available at www.lacoso.net and can be mailed to Human Resources at the Lancaster Administration Building of 101 N. Main Street, Lancaster, SC 29721. Lancaster County Sheriff's Office is an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Information

  • Under supervision, patrols assigned areas of the county and responds to calls for service.
  • Enforces all federal and state laws, County and City ordinances relating to public safety and welfare.
  • Works under stressful, high-risk conditions.
  • Reports to Patrol Lieutenant.
  • Enforces all federal and state laws, County and City ordinances relating to public safety and welfare.
  • Performs all duties in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and standards of safety.
  • Provides routine patrol duties, responding to emergency calls and/or public calls for assistance, investigating criminal incidents, apprehending and arresting suspects and violent persons, securing crime scenes, issuing traffic citations / summonses, seizing property and/or criminal evidence, maintaining public order, interrogating suspects, transporting prisoners and mental patients, etc.
  • Serves warrants, summonses, subpoenas, civil and other official papers.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21 years of age or older
  • Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Experience: Non
Lancaster County Sheriff's Officers operate on a career ladder that takes experience, continued education, specialized training and community projects / initiatives into consideration in terms of pay:
  • Non-certified w/ High School diploma / GED: $29,608-$31,608
  • Non-certified w/ Associates Degree: $31,608-$33,608
  • Certified w/ less than 3 years experience: $31,608-$33,608 (w/ Associates Degree: $33,608-$35,608) (w/ Bachelors Degree: $35,608-$37,608)
  • Certified w/ between 3-10 years experience: $33,608-$35,608 (w/ Associates Degree: $35,608-$37,608) (w/ Bachelors Degree: $37,608-$37,308)
  • Excerpt is from the LCSO Career Ladder and continues on with experience and education.

Contact Informaton

Jessica Walker

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office
1520 Pageland Hwy
Lancaster, South Carolina 29720
phone: (803) 313-2111

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