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Steps In The Hiring Process

STEP 1: Apply Online

Once you have submitted an application, you will be sent an e-mail detailing the next steps in the employment process.

Start gathering the items below, and have them ready to be submitted.

  1. Copy of high school diploma or GED certificate
  2. Certified copy of college transcripts (if applicable)
  3. Copy of DD214 if you have served in the military
  4. Copy of birth certificate or naturalization certificate (if applicable)
  5. Copy of your South Carolina driver's license
  6. If you are an out-of-state applicant with a driver's license from a different state, you will need to submit a certified copy of your driver's license for that state and any other state you have held a license in with in the past 5 years.

STEP 2: Administrative Review

STEP 3: Physical Ability Test and Written Examination

  • Physical Ability Test (PAT) 
  •  Written Examination (If you pass the PAT test, you will take the written test the same day and undergo an informative employment orientation.)

STEP 4: Polygraph Examination

STEP 5: Background Investigation

STEP 6: Oral Interview

STEP 7: Medical and Psychological Testing

STEP 8: County Assignment Selection & Employment Offer

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