Coastal Carolina University

Conway , SC
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Law Enforcement Officer I

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC Full-time
Posted on October 31, 2018

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for a Law Enforcement Officer (full-time with benefits) position in the Department of Public Safety.

Duties will include proactively patrolling the assigned areas, observing traffic and high accident areas for the enforcement of traffic laws; issuing citations and arresting violators; patrolling and observing for hazardous conditions, suspicious persons and vehicles; observing for unlawful activity while patrolling buildings and grounds; conducting traffic accident and criminal investigations; securing, preserving and compiling evidence; interviewing / questioning suspects, witnesses and victims; taking statements; making documentation of all enforcement and investigative activities and incidents; completing proper departmental forms; performing follow-up investigations; regulating pedestrian and vehicular traffic; providing exceptional customer service to all constituents, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, students, visitors and the community at large; working special events; and performing other duties as assigned.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED); must be at least 21 years of age; at least one year of public safety related experience to meet minimum requirements, however, certification as a police officer may serve as substitution for the one year of related experience requirement. Must be able to receive a S.C. Criminal Justice Academy certification within one year of employment; must have a valid SC driver’s license. Additionally, a successful candidate will also have: good verbal and written skills; the ability to interact successfully within a diverse academic community; an understanding that many young adults require guidance and tolerance rather than sterner measures; 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.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA Employer.