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School Resource Officer, City of Cayce

Job Category
Employee Status
Full Time
Job Duties

Under the general supervision of the Community Services Sergeant. The purpose of this class is to conduct law enforcement duties while assigned to a school. To maintain a police presence on school campus, promote a positive attitude toward law enforcement, and to reduce juvenile crime through education, awareness, and enforcement. Ensures enforcement and compliance with all applicable laws, codes, policies, procedures, and standards relating to law enforcement and the welfare of the students, faculty, and staff. Performs related law enforcement and administrative work.

Monitors student behavior during lunch, between classes, and other times as necessary to maintain order. Establishes and maintains a police presence on assigned school campus; Patrols campus frequently for security and safety. Communicates with parents to discuss law violations; refers parents to outside organizations for assistance as appropriate. Advises school officials and teachers on various issues pertaining to school safety. Participates in school/extracurricular activities as appropriate. Coordinates school security.

Participates in school/extracurricular activities as appropriate; Coordinates school security. Responds to school disturbances and other school emergency situations; investigates school crimes or crimes committed by students. Documents all contacts with staff, faculty, and students; Maintains incident and activity records and prepares related reports. Promotes a positive attitude toward the law and law enforcement officers through frequent personal contact with school youth, teachers, and administrators.


Requires one year experience as a certified police officer. Requires good written and verbal communication skills. Must display a positive attitude and a calm, professional demeanor. Requires good time management skills. 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; Analytical ability to plan work schedules and evaluate work performance.

License and certifications o Valid South Carolina Driver’s License. Must have completed the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) Class 1 LE. Must be able to obtain the School Resource Officer certification through the SCCJA or equivalent.


Pay Info
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.