The North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Department tests annually for the positions of Public Safety Officer, Firefighter, and Communications/Detention Officer. You must be a U.S. Citizen, 21 years of age, be able to obtain a South Carolina Driver’s License, and have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Prior experience, certification, and/or post-secondary education are preferred.
Our sworn employees are highly trained Police Officers (PO) who hold Class 1 Law Enforcement certification. Firefighter/EMTs hold NFPA Firefighter I & II certification . Communications and Detention Officers hold Basic Jail and Telecommunications certifications. Our personnel attend classes through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and South Carolina Fire Academy.