The City of Isle of Palms is an equal opportunity employer.
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All applicants for the position of Police Officer with the Isle of Palms Police Department should note the following Sworn Officer Qualifications:
- United States Citizenship
- 21 Years of Age
- A High School Diploma or GED
- A Current South Carolina Driver's License
- No Conviction of a Felony or Crime of Moral Turpitude
The selection process to become an employee of the City of Isle of Palms Police Department takes approximately forty-five (45) days from the close of the application process. The process includes: 1) a written test which assesses math, reading comprehension, spelling and grammar, 2) a physical agility test, 3) an oral interview panel, 4) a thorough background investigation to include criminal history, education verification, driving record and credit history, 5) a polygraph examination, 6) psychological testing, 7) a formal interview with the Chief of Police and 8) a medical examination to include drug screening.
Applications are considered active for a period of two years. After two years, re-application must be made, provided there have been no disqualifications.
If you have any questions regarding the selection process, contact the Office of Professional Standards at (843) 886-6522.
Additional information about the hiring and selection process for patrol positions is available at this link.