Public Safety Officer

MUSC DPS - Charleston, South Carolina

Oct 13, 2021

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$39,729.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$Certification by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council, in accordance with State Law (23-23-40) hourly

Job Description

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Job summary: Under general supervision is responsible to the Shift Lieutenant of the uniform force and in his absence the Shift Sergeant for the protection of life and property at the Medical University of South Carolina. Enforces the laws of the State, County, and rules and regulations of the Medical University of South Carolina.

Job Duties:

10% Assists all persons seeking directions, information or assistance.

10% Makes preliminary investigations and submits necessary reports accurately and completely

10% Responds punctually to all assignments and immediately to all emergencies.

30% Enforces the laws of S.C. and the rules and regulations applicable to MUSC in an impartial manner.

30% Patrols assigned area diligently, giving particular attention to and often rechecking those locations where security problems have been most frequent.

5% Informs the relieving officer of all information or concerns that would be of interest or importance.

5% Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements: Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time. (Continuous) Ability to lift materials up to 50 lbs, unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift, drag, pull persons to safety, weighing up to 300 lbs., assisted. (Infrequent) Ability to hear and recognize various alarms, verbal summons and other sounds within noisy background areas. (Continuous) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision in both eyes, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs to the top floor of any building within the institutions. (Infrequent) Olfactory sense must be intact in order to smell unusual odors. (Continuous) Ability to carry heavy objects, i.e. persons, a distance of 15 to 20 feet in emergency situations. (Infrequent) Ability to engage in physical confrontations with suspected offenders. (Infrequent) Ability to run for extended distances. (Infrequent) Ability to sit/drive a patrol vehicle for extended periods. (Continuous) Ability to ride a bicycle for extended periods. (Continuous) Ability to kneel. (Infrequent) Ability to bend. (Frequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work are heights at maximum height of buildings within institution boundaries. (Frequent) Ability to sit, for extended periods, while operating a patrol vehicle. (Continuous)

Payscale Salary Range: UNIV-Band 5: $33,494.00 - $47,734.00 - $61,975.00 (min - mid - max)

Job Requirements

  • Age: Must be 18 years of age
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • Experience: Must pass a background check. Some positions require a commercial driver's license.

Contact Information

Lindsay Persinger

101 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29425
phone: NA

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