Salary and Benefits


  • Competitive Salary: Starting pay grades for both certified and non-certified officers. The City follows the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) for regular and over-time pay.
  • Medical Insurance: Choose from two employer-paid Medical, Dental, and Vision options (HDHP / PPO). Family coverage is also available to purchase.

  • Life and Long-term Disability Insurance (employer paid).

  • Pension Plan: SC Police Officer Retirement System and the SC State Firefighter's Association Retirement Fund.

  • State Deferred Compensation Plan option available.

  • Short Term Disability available to purchase.

  • Paid Holidays (12 paid per year).

  • Paid Annual Leave

  • Military Leave

  • Flexible Spending Plan

  • Health Savings Account

  • Employer subsidized Health Club Memberships

  • Employee discount for Hillcrest Golf Membership

  • Tuition Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Employee Health Clinic (free to employees and covered dependents)

Recruitment Office

1320 Middleton Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 533-5910

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