WHERE DO I START? 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Age
Education
Driver's
License
Criminal
Record
Citizenship

hiring process

step one

FILL OUT TWO APPLICATIONS. CLICK ON EACH LINK

Send SCSO application with all required documentation to:

SCDF Recruiting

950 California Avenue

Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303

or

detrecruit@spartanburgcounty.org

step two

  • Nelson-Denny Reading Test   (Click here for study guide)

  • POPAT (Police Officer Physical Ability Test)

  • Must be able to run 6 laps in 5 minutes

**Watch video below of Training Corporal Newman completing one lap**

step three & step four

  • Psychological Evaluation 

  • Interview with three to four panel board

Business attire recommended 

  • Polygraph Test

Conducted at:

Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office​

8045 Howard St. Spartanburg, SC 29303

  • Background Investigation

This is the part of the recruiting process that takes the most time due to investigators conducting a detailed analysis in assessing applicant eligibility. Effective and receptive contact is very necessary between applicant and Background Investigator during this time. 

last steps

Physical Exam & Drug Test

 

Conducted at:

Occupational Health

2660 Reidville Rd #1, Spartanburg, SC 29301

Given Start Date

(After successful completion of all

previous steps)

spartanburg county Sheriff's

detention facility

950 California Avenue

Spartanburg, SC 29303

864-596-2607

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spartanburg county

sheriff's office

8045 Howard Street

Spartanburg, SC 29303

864-503-4500

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