Recruitment

FMPD OfficersThank you for considering the Fort Mill Police Department for your next career! Are you a conscientious and hard-working employee looking for an exciting and challenging position? Looking for a way to make a difference in your community and improve its safety? You will find all that and more as a member of the FMPD. Our department handles all areas of law enforcement while also fostering a true family environment. The Town of Fort Mill and our police administration also place a priority on promoting a great work/life balance within our agency. We are always accepting applications!

Hiring Process

The hiring process generally takes two months once we receive an application. We do not have specific testing dates but make them available on an as-needed basis. Here are the steps in the hiring process:

Initial Application

Preliminary Background Investigation

Physical Agility Test and Written Test

Polygraph Examination

Background Investigation

Oral Review Board

Final Review by Chief of Police

Conditional Job Offer

Psychological Evaluation Medical Examination and Drug Screen

Salary

Salary for non-sworn officers is $41,700, but will otherwise be evaluated based on the candidate’s educational background and years of enforcement experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Be at least 21 years of age
US citizenship
High school diploma or GED certificate
Possess a valid SC driver’s license
Good driving record
No criminal history
Satisfactory credit history
Honorable military discharge (if applicable)

Apply

Check the Town of Fort Mill’s Human Resources Department for employment opportunities and the Police Department employment application.