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SC Department of Public Safety SCHP Sergeant (Promotion) - Troop 1, Post C in Lexington County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

THIS IS AN INTERNAL POSTING FOR CURRENT SCHP OFFICERS ONLY

THIS POSITION SERVES LEXINGTON OUNTY.

Under general supervision, performs supervisory and administrative duties in an assigned area of the state. Patrols and enforces the S. C. Motor Vehicle laws on all streets and highways. Enforces other criminal laws of the State and investigates collisions.

Must demonstrate the ability to manage and supervise personnel. Reviews subordinates’ required daily and monthly reports and documentation. Reviews selective enforcement data to determine personnel assignment needs and prepares work schedules. Responsible for management and supervision in the operations of the Patrol in assigned counties. In the absence of a First Sergeant, conducts monthly meetings with county patrol personnel, reviewing new and amended laws, court rulings, operational policies, rules and regulations.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

TIME IN GRADE – An applicant must have five (5) years of experience as a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper and must have held the rank of SCHP Corporal for six months prior to the posted closing date of the vacancy.

EDUCATION – High school diploma or GED equivalency.

PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION – An applicant must have scored 70 or higher on a promotion examination for the vacancy rank within two years of the posted closing date of the vacancy.

PROMOTIONAL INTERVIEW PANEL – An applicant must have successfully completed a promotional interview Panel for the vacancy rank within two years of the posted closing date of the vacancy.

DISCIPLINARY ACTION – Any individual who has been suspended for disciplinary reasons and/or involuntarily demoted during the 12 months preceding the closing date of the vacancy or during the subsequent selection process shall be considered ineligible to participate in the promotion process.

EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM – An individual who has received an "Unsuccessful Performance" rating on the employee's most recent performance evaluation or has received a “Warning Notice of Substandard Performance” during the 12 months preceding the closing date of the vacancy shall be ineligible to participate in the promotion process.

PROBATIONARY/TRIAL PERIOD – Any individual serving a probationary/trial period shall be ineligible to participate in the promotion process.

RESIDENCY – Selected applicant must comply with the residency guidelines outlined in SCDPS Policy 300.47 (Residency Requirements for Commissioned Law Enforcement Officers) within 4 months of the effective date of the promotion/reassignment. SCDPS Policy#300.47 Section IV.D.1. Field Personnel a. Troopers (Trooper – First Sergeant) assigned to a Post shall establish residence in their assigned Post or, if residing outside of the Post, at a location that will allow them to respond to the county in which the assigned Post office is located within 45 minutes. IV.C. Troop/Region/Division/Unit Commanders are responsible for determining compliance with this policy and shall approve or deny requests to reside outside of the area of assignment.

Additional Comments

**The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin. The department prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin.

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Salary: $40,759.00 - $75,413.00 Annually

Location: Lexington County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 108711

Closing: 1/20/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Residency Requirement: Yes

Residency Requirement (specifics): See Below

Class Code: JC30

Position Number: 60019929

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Normal Work Schedule (Other): As Assigned

Pay Band: Band 6

Hiring Range - Min.: $61,083.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $61,083.00

Opening Date: 01/14/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: *ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE. ALL CORRESPONDENCE FROM THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES WILL BE THROUGH ELECTRONIC MAIL.*

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Public Safety

Address: SCDPS/OHR P.O. Box 1993 Blythewood, South Carolina, 29016

Phone: 803-896-0274

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