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Chief of Police

City of Georgetown | Posted 11-10-2021

Georgetown (Law and Justice)

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications for a Chief of Police to join their Police Department.

Performs duties in accordance to the City of Georgetown Municipal Code Article II Sec. 18-17. Administers and oversees all operations of the Police Department and divisional operations while exercising responsibility for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Supervises the activities of the Patrol Division, CID/Community Services Division, and Administrative Division law enforcement personnel either personally or via the chain of command. Supervises the Office of the Deputy Chief including the administrative staff and records. Oversees the efforts of the Department to remove barriers between the officers and the citizens and foster positive rapport within the community. Reports to the City Administrator.

Physical Requirements:
Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines and equipment. Requires medium-to-heavy work that involves walking, standing, running, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and lifting, pushing, or pulling objects, and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a recurring basis and up to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis. Must be able to defend oneself from assault and to restrain suspects of varying weights and strengths.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree supplemented by a minimum of nine (9) years of experience in the policing and supervisory fields.
  • Valid South Carolina Driver's License.
  • Ability to use a firearm.

Deadline for all applications: November 8, 2021

City of Georgetown is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Employer.