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SC Certified Police Officers

Myrtle Beach is currently accepting applications from South Carolina certified Police (Class I) Officers. In-state certified officers can take advantage of the pre-certified hiring process and apply for a transfer to the Myrtle Beach Police Department as a Police Officer.  To be eligible you must:

  • Be a graduate of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy
  • Possess a current and valid SCCJA Class I certification: Class I Police Officer, Patrol Deputy, Trooper

SC Certified Officers: Please contact Master Cpl. Bishop Gibson at 843 918-1808 to discuss this process.

SC Certified Officers must successfully pass all phases of our hiring process to include:

  • National Police Officer Selection Test (Police)
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Background Investigation
  • Interview with Command Staff
  • Medical and Psychological exam
  • Candidates must complete an expedited Pre-Service Training and a shortened Field Training Program (FTO) before being released to full-duty

Applications for all positions should be submitted online at CITY OF MYRTLE BEACH JOB OPPORTUNITIES

If you are unable to complete an online application, please print, sign and return all documents by U.S. Mail to the Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC  29578, or deliver documents in person to the Human Resources Department, 921-A Oak Street.  Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Whether submitting your application online or through the mail, the following documents must be included to be eligible for consideration for ANY Police Department position:

Interested candidates must submit a complete application to include the following application forms and documents:

  • Standard Application:   Word PDF
  • Supplemental Application: Word / PDF Must be completed in ink or typed and submitted on time with the below documents. If you cannot produce the documents, show proof that you have applied for them.
  • Importance of Honesty Letter:  Word PDF
  • Authorization to Release Information:  PDF
  • Physical Agility Test & Score Sheet: PDF
  • Personal History Questionnaire: Word PDF
  • Legible copy of Birth Certificate
  • SCCJA ACADIS Training History Report
  • Transcripts from High School or a legible copy of High School Diploma, or G.E.D. certificate or proof that it has been requested. You may also include your post-secondary education degree, however; we still require the high school diploma.
  • Certified Driver’s History for the past 10 years in all states where applicant has been licensed. (If record is not immediately available, attach proof of application for same, such as a copy of the completed form or written letter of request to the State’s DMV.)
  • Certified Driver’s History for the past 10 years in all states where applicant has been licensed. (If record is not immediately available, attach proof of application for same, such as a copy of the completed form or written letter of request to the State’s DMV.)
  • Complete Credit History from one of the three major credit bureaus www.annualcreditreport.com: Equifax, Experian, Transunion. (Defaulting on a student loan precludes hiring – SC Code 59-111-50.)  We will not accept a credit score in lieu of a full credit report or a credit report from any other company.
  • DD Form 214 (If prior military), Member Copy 4 only

Note:  Acrobat Reader, which is a free download, is required for PDF files. 

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