Employment Opportunities

Police Officer


Applications are accepted on a full-time basis and may be obtained from the front lobby of the Lexington Police Department or downloaded at the link below.

Only applications which have been completed in their entirety will be considered. Partially completed applications will not be evaluated.

There are no Civilian positions that are open at this time
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Salary & Benefits Summary


The base starting salary for a Police Officer is $42,453 with an additional pay increase of 1.5% for an Associates Degree, 3% for a Bachelors Degree, and 3% for bilingual candidates.  Police Officers reach mid-point in their pay grade after three years of employment. Current mid-point salary for Police Officers is $50,943.  The current Police Officer grade maximum is $59,434.

Town of Lexington Summary of Benefits
 

Application Submission


Submit completed applications to:
Lieutenant Matt Timmerman
Town of Lexington
P.O. Box 397
Lexington, SC 29071

Applications are also accepted during normal business hours. The Lexington Police Department is located in the Public Safety building of the Lexington Town Hall Complex at 111 Maiden Lane, Lexington, South Carolina.

Requirements


Applicants must be 21 years of age and posses a valid South Carolina driver's license with vision correctable to 20/20.

Educational and/or experience requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent and have one of the listed minimums of an Associates Degree from an accredited institution or be a certified law enforcement officer or foreign language fluency (tested) or honorable military service or two years public safety experience. 

Applicants must be in good health and be able to meet the Lexington Police Department's physical fitness requirements along with the requirements of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

Must will have no visible tattoos while wearing standard uniform apparel.

The Town of Lexington is an EOE/AA employer.