Law Enforcement Officer

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 02, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Law Enforcement Officer


Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Law Enforcement Officer (Law Enforcement Officer I) in the Department of Public Safety.


Duties will include, but are not limited to: patrols assigned areas and observes for criminal and traffic violations and/or other suspicious activity; enforces University rules, state and local laws, issues citations and/or makes arrests in accordance with the law and general orders; answers calls for service; conducts investigations; attends court; makes timely documentation on all enforcement and investigative activities and incidents; completes proper departmental forms; performs follow-up investigations;  regulates and when needed directs pedestrian and vehicular traffic;  and performing other duties as assigned.


Requirements: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is required.  Must have a satisfactory driving history and no criminal history.  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Must be eligible to/and obtain certification from the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy Basic Training Course for police or be a certified police officer in the state of South Carolina and must have or be able to obtain a valid SC driver's license.  South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy Class I Law Enforcement certification is preferred. Must be able to pass a SCCJA standardized physical abilities test, exert up to one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of twenty pounds of force constantly to move objects and must be able to pass a psychological exam.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Interested applicants may apply online at: or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Deadline to apply:  February 10, 2021.


Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Law Enforcement Officer I (JC10/004833), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 04.  Normal work hours vary.  Must be flexible to meet the scheduling needs of the university.