Police Cadet

El Cerrito, CA
El Cerrito Police Department

Salary: $35,373.00 – $37,147.50 Annually.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, to perform a variety of non-sworn law enforcement duties as required, provide non-emergency assistance, and learn and interpret laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

Receives general direction from the Police Chief with reporting responsibilities to Police Commander.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide reception and general clerical functions in support of law enforcement activities; includes answering phones, greeting public, operating office equipment for faxing/copying, filing, processing paperwork.
  • Provides support/assistance for Records and Communications within the Police Department.
  • Learns and interprets laws, regulation, policies and procedures.


  • Completion of 12th grade; must be attending an accredited college or university and enrolled in at least 6 semester or 8 quarter units and maintaining a “C” average,
  • Must be 18 years of age at time of appointment, must have valid California Class C driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.