POLICE CADET - Part Time Level 10
|Salary:||$10.59 - $13.11 Hourly|
|Location:||Huntington Beach, California|
Part-time employment does
not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City
does not belong to the Social Security system; however, enrollment in an
alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee
contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System
(PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or
without cause or advance notice.
The Huntington Beach Police Department Cadet program introduces young men and women, ages 18 to 25, to the field of law enforcement. This is a part-time job in which the cadet must be enrolled as a full-time student in high school or college. Work hours are assigned around the student’s class schedule. The Cadet program is designed to develop the skills and abilities of young individuals who wish to one day pursue a career as a sworn Police Officer. Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications. Successful candidates, after one-year of employment, are encouraged to apply for testing process to potentially promote to Police Recruit. Police Recruits are full-time, regular status employees (salary plus benefits package) and attend a local Police Academy.
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SELECTION PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifications. Current school enrollment status MUST be attached with the job application. Qualifying applicants will then participate in the selection process. Each component of the selection process listed below must be passed in order to continue.
Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application.
Examples of Essential Duties:Cadets are provided with the opportunity to work a variety of assignments throughout the Police Department, including, but not limited to, the Front Desk, Jail, Sub-stations, Training Unit and Communications.
THE DEPARTMENT: The City of Huntington Beach Police Department operates under a community policing philosophy with approximately 220 sworn and 115 civilian positions. It provides its officers opportunities to gain exposure in a wide variety of municipal police activities (e.g., helicopter, K-9, DEA Task Force, Vice, Narcotics, beach detail, and downtown foot beat). It is proud to have its own Crime Lab, and was the first City in the nation to operate a fully computerized Communications Command and Control Center.