Police Cadet

Hartford, CT
Hartford Police Department

Vacancies are in the Police Department. Under direct supervision, attends in-service and academic police training courses. Assists police officers and civilian personnel in the performance of a wide variety of police functions. May operate a police vehicle on a non-emergency basis. Duties vary from routine to difficult, including operation of standard office machines; preparation of reports and maintenance of records; directing traffic at schools and other intersections; operating photography and finger printing equipment for identification purposes; operating radio communication and teletype equipment; assisting in Juvenile and Community Relations units in work with youth; receiving complaints, taking statements, and referring all data to sworn officers for necessary follow-up; assisting in investigative work by interviewing persons in headquarters or the field, tracing missing persons and recovering lost or stolen property. Performs related work as required.

$15.00 Hourly

4/29/2021 5:00 PM Eastern


AGE: Must be minimally 17 years old and preferably no greater than 20 years old at the time of application, but must be a minimum of 18 years old at the time of appointment.

(Applicants who can potentially be 21 years old or higher at the time of appointment are encouraged to apply to the Police Officer Entry-level recruitment, but not required. The position of Cadet ends at the age of 24.)

EDUCATION: Must possess a High School Diploma from an accredited high school or GED from a state approved program. A copy of your High School Diploma, GED Certificate, or transcript must be submitted with your application.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Must possess a valid driver's license or obtain a valid State of Connecticut driver's license within 45 days of appointment. Failure to obtain a State of Connecticut Driver's license within 45 days of appointment will result in an administrative separation from employment. A copy of your valid Driver's License or State Identification card must be submitted with your application.

HARTFORD RESIDENCY REQUIRED: Must be a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of application and maintain Hartford Residency through the Police Cadet Program. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the Residency Affidavit document must be submitted.