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Practitioner Positions

South Carolina House of Representatives

The South Carolina House of Representatives is looking for a Security Officer. A House of Representatives Security Officer is an at-will employee of the South Carolina House of Representatives. The Officer performs job duties under the supervision of the Speaker of the House, House Sergeant-At-Arms, and the Clerk of the House. Resumes are due by 5:00pm on Friday, August 11th, 2017.

SC House Sergeant-At-Arms Security Officer Job Announcement

Tempe Police Department

Tempe Police Department is now seeking applicants for their Police Research & Data Analyst Position. They are looking to create an Evidence Based Policing Research Team. The new position will focus primarily on Excellence in Policing (i.e., best practices) and continuous improvement. The job announcement below contains further details.

Tempe Police Department Job Announcement

Coral Gables Police Department

The Coral Gables Police department is making a push to hire students studying at the University of South Carolina. Specifically, they are looking for students interested in working as certified and non-certified police officers. The flyer below provides further details.

Recruitment Flyer
Link to Job Application Portal

Justice System Partners

Justice System Partners (JSP), a nonprofit consulting firm, is dedicated to improving the safety and quality of life for justice-involved individuals and their communities by supporting criminal and juvenile justice systems in becoming more effective, fair, and humane. An opportunity currently exists for a qualified, highly motivated individual to join our committed, enthusiastic teams as a senior associate within a virtual work environment.

Link to Job Application Portal

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) in Charleston County has recently been awarded an AmeriCorps VISTA from the mayor's office. The VISTA will work with the CJCC to design, test and replicate a system for racial and ethnic disproportionality and disparity (REDD) reduction efforts. This is a full-time position from August 14, 2017 to August 14, 2018.

CCJC VISTA Job Announcement

Gainesville Florida Police Department

The Gainesville Florida Police Department is actively seeking diversified candidates to serve their community. They will be testing each month for Non-Certified Police Officers (applicants needing "sponsorship" for the police academy), Certified Police Officers, and candidates seated in a State of Florida police academy (at the time of testing). For a listing of application deadlines and testing dates, click on the link below.

Job Opportunities

DeKalb County Police Officer

DeKalb County is currently looking for police officers ( Minimum requirements include: at least 20 years of age, US citizen, no felony or domestic violence convictions, High School Diploma or GED, valid driver's license, honorable discharge (if Veteran), good physical and mental health, and good moral character. For more information about the salary and benefits see the flyer below or contact DeKalb County Police Department Background & Recruiting Unit at (770) 724-7445.


Richland County Government

Richland County Government is looking for both Detention Officers and EMTs. See the links to the job descriptions below. If you have additional questions, please contact T. Dwight Hanna, IPMA-CP, CBP, SPHR-SCP, CCP, Director of Human Resources, Richland County Government, at

Detention Officer