Under general supervision, enforces South Carolina laws and the Town of Summerville ordinances. Work involves patrolling assigned zone on foot, on motorcycle, or in patrol car to control traffic, prevent crime or disturbance of peace, and arrest violators. Employee works under stressful, high-risk conditions.
Information on the P.A.T. can be found here: Physical Agility Test Standards
Information on the POST can be found here: National Police Officer Selection Test
Candidate must include the following:
The Town of Summerville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will recruit and hire employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related conditions), age, political affiliation or disability, except when physical condition is a bona fide occupational qualification, and any other status protected by federal or state law.
The Summerville Police Department utilizes the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) in it’s selection process. POST is recommended by the South Carolina Chief’s of Police Association and is provided by Stanard & Associates. Study guides and practice tests can be obtained HERE.
The Summerville Police Department also utilizes the The National Dispatcher Selection Test (NDST), also from Stanard & Associates, in the selection process of dispatchers.