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Position TitlePublic Safety Officer
Salary Range$42,752
Date Posted July 31, 2019
Closing Date January 12, 2020
DescriptionUnder close supervision exercises responsibilities for the enforcement of state and local laws relating to public safety and welfare. Performs various other public safety activities as required to include fire prevention and suppression. Exercises independent judgment in dealing with dangerous or unusual situations, exercising safety practices and procedures. Works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Acquires and maintains State certification for Police Officer I and Firefighter I. Reports to the on duty Fire or Police Supervisor as required; also reports to the Incident Commander as required by the National Incident Management System.
ExperienceHigh school graduate and minimum age 21, good physical condition; possession of all members of both upper and lower extremities; must have vision correctable to 20/20; good character and reputation; possession of a valid South Carolina drivers license. Prefer one to two years of law enforcement and fire suppression experience or any equivalent combination of acceptable training and experience.
Physical RequirementsMust be physically able to operate an automobile, police equipment, fire equipment, etc. Must be able to exert up to one hundred pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of fifty pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of twenty pounds of force constantly to move object. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of ten to one hundred pounds.
NoteThis position is eligible for a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus to be paid to eligible employees according to the following schedule: • $300 after completion of new-hire orientation • $300 after completion of required training • $400 after the employee has successfully completed their probationary period and their performance review meets or exceeds the “Meets Expectation” rating.

Applications may be obtained online here (beach lifeguard applicants go here : NMB Lifeguards) or visit the City of North Myrtle Beach, City Hall- Human Resources Department, 1018 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582.