Police Cadet

Ventura, CA
Ventura Police Department

Salary: $16.00 – $18.50 Hourly.

Position Summary:

The City of Ventura is accepting applications for the position of Police Cadet. The Police Cadet is responsible for performing a wide variety of routine duties to assist Police Department personnel in accomplishing their activities. The Police Cadet is a training position intended to provide incumbents with exposure to the full spectrum of Police operations and procedures, as preparation for a future career related to law enforcement.

Essential Functions:

1) has completed or is enrolled in criminal justice program courses,

2) is interested in a law enforcement career and enjoys contributing to public safety in the community, and

3) has excellent interpersonal and communications skills, and can respond diplomatically and tactfully to people of diverse backgrounds.


  • A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and six months of experience involving public contact are required.
  • Police Cadets must be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment.
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver license and acceptable driving record are required.