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Police Officer, City of Cayce

Job Category
Employee Status
Full Time
Job Duties

The purpose of the class is to provide daily patrol and law enforcement service for the City. The class is responsible for police patrol, responding to emergencies, and investigating alleged criminal violations. The class works according to set procedures under direct supervision.

Performs vehicular patrols in assigned area; controls traffic; assists motorists and persons in distress; issues traffic summonses, warnings, and citations; pursues, apprehends, and detains criminals, suspects, and traffic violators. Interviews complainants, victims, witnesses, and suspects in accordance with criminal investigation procedures; Gathers, summarizes, and formats case information; interprets applicable state statues and municipal ordinances. Documents incident reports; maintains records required for legal processes of court; serves as a witness in court proceedings.

Transports and escorts prisoners and mental patients to and from institutions and court. Provides security at business establishments; may escort persons making bank deposits. May contact citizens and businesses regarding their law enforcement concerns. Promotes law enforcement cooperation and awareness with school and civic groups; establishes positive community relations. Cooperates with law enforcement officers of other state, local, and federal agencies in investigations. Works with the community outreach division for public education and attends speaking engagements.


Requires high school diploma or GED. Requires good written and verbal communication skills. Must display a positive attitude and a calm, professional demeanor. Must have successfully completed required law enforcement courses and possess required certifications. Analytical abilities necessary to make sound, logical decisions quickly, and sound judgment are required to act in the best interests of the citizens and the jurisdiction.

License and certifications. Valid South Carolina Driver’s License. Must have completed the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) Class 1 LE or equivalent for out-of-state applicants (SCCJA Class 1 LE certification must be obtained within six months of appointment).


Pay Info
Grade 109 - Pay Band: $41,549.71 - $56,913.29
Grade 110 - Pay Band: $43,533.07 - $59,693.49
Grade 111 - Pay Band: $46,012.28 - $$65,308.38
How to Apply

Applications are available online at and at City Hall, 1800 12th Street, Cayce, SC 29033. Applications and resumes can also be emailed to Lynn Dooley, Director of Human Resources at

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Cayce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.