Police Cadet

Upland Police Department

 

Salary

  $11.72 - $14.24 Hourly$11.72 - $14.24 Hourly

 

Location

Station - 1499 W 13th St Upland, CA

 

Job Type

Part Time

 

Department

Police Department

 

Job Number

2016-24

 

Closing

 

Continuous

GENERAL PURPOSE

This is a Continuous Recruitment, which may close without prior notice.  Applications will be reviewed on the first of each month. The POST Pellet B Exam will be given on a monthly basis. Qualified applicants will be invited via email to the written examination. 

Under general supervision of sworn or civilian personnel, a Police Cadet performs tasks in various divisions of the Police Department including, but not limited to: lobby reception, records, patrol, traffic, and property control; in conjunction with a formal training program designed for career advancement into the law enforcement field; performs related duties as assigned.

 

 

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of this class. Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.

 

1. Assist the public at the counter; assists with crime prevention programs and community relations programs.

2. Receives and provides information on the telephone and in person.

3. Operates computers and copiers.

4. Maintains records and files.

5. Provides fingerprint services to the public.

 

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Knowledge of:
 

Knowledge of basic office methods and procedures; understand and follow both oral and written directions; respond to public and staff requests for assistance both on the phone and in person by applying good customer service techniques; may perform routine clerical work in an office environment, which may involve sitting for extended periods of time, bending, stooping, reaching, standing, or lifting.
 

Ability to:
 

Ability to operate police radio communications equipment, a copy machine and telephone, and drive a vehicle; maintain effective working relationships with the public and other employees; may be exposed to vibrations, computer glare, direct sunlight, heat, humidity, rain or cold while working outdoors; noises such as, but not limited to, sirens, alarms, vehicular traffic, gunfire, or radio communication equipment.
 

Education:
 

Graduation from high school or equivalent; college enrollment with a concentration in criminal justice is highly desirable.
 

Licenses/Certificates/ and Special Requirements:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class "C" California driver's license, an acceptable driving record and evidence of insurability.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older to apply for the position of Police Cadet.