Lieutenant (#011578) Broad River Correctional Inst, Columbia (RICHLAND) Level 3 - Columbia - job 1197942

State of South Carolina

Date: 09/12/2021

City: Columbia, South Carolina

Salary: $35,711 per year

Employment type: Full-time


Under general supervision,

  • Plans, coordinates and directs the actions of the security staff and oversees security, custody and control of inmates in assigned unit(s) of a medium/maximum security facility.

  • Assumes primary responsibility for security for all building and public property.

  • Make routine checks of the unit(s) to ensure subordinate staff are performing their duties properly and safely, and that cleanliness and OSHA standards are maintained.

  • Assists with all inmate counts for accuracy.

  • Investigates complaints and violations; arbitrates disputes among inmate population and correctional staff.

Must successfully complete four (4) week SCDC Basic Training upon hire.


Questions regarding the application process, this job posting or any other postings with the SCDC should be directed to:

Recruiting and Employment Services


(803) 896-1649

Employment@doc.sc.gov


State of South Carolina Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma and supervisory experience in correctional security, or police work. A Bachelor's degree in Human Services or criminal justice field may substitute for the required supervisory experience.



SCDC Minimum Requirements: (Or an acceptable equivalency as approved by the State Department of Human Resources).


  • Three (3) years experience in correctional, security, military, or police work

  • Including one (1) year of supervisory experience.



Must be certified by the SCDC training academy and successfully complete the basic supervisory course within six (6) months of entry into the position.



The South Carolina Department of Corrections is committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.



Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to be determined if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.





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