Police Cadet

Wilmington, NC
Wilmington Police Department

Salary: $15.00 – $22.50.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide general customer service to citizens and perform administrative duties for the Police Department by processing paperwork, answering citizen questions in person and over the phone, managing the front desk, assisting walk-ins, retrieving and explaining reports to citizens, and filing paperwork.
  • Other duties include sorting daily mail, training new cadets, assisting officers with reports, registering bicycles, signing in guests, and assisting other divisions within the Department as needed.


  • Be between the ages 18 and 25 years old.
  • Possess or be eligible to obtain a NC Driver’s License.
  • Be a U. S. Citizen.
  • Possess a High School diploma or GED.
  • Applicants who are actively attending school while majoring in Criminal Justice or closely related field of study preferred.
  • Must be willing to work days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • This position must also be able to work during periods of inclement weather or other emergencies.