Police Officer Cadet

Yuma, AZ
Yuma Police Department

Under close supervision, attends Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board basic training academy to obtain Arizona Peace Officer Certification.

Salary
$40,686.46 – $56,961.22 Annually

Closing
6/30/2021 11:59 PM Arizona

Responsibilities:

  • Attends classroom training sessions and takes notes required to obtain State Peace Officer Certification.
  • Completes written, oral and skills proficiency examinations for a wide variety of required Peace Officer skills and knowledge, and maintains required levels of proficiency.
  • Participates in physical conditioning training and testing, and maintains required levels of physical fitness.
  • Adheres to AZ POST academy rules and regulations.
    Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Must be at least 21 years of age* upon graduation from the academy, and be a U.S. citizen. Must successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation including a polygraph, and meet the minimum POST standards for medical examinations and physical ability. *Candidates 20 years old by April 6, 2021 can qualify to participate in the hiring process*

Knowledge of:

• City policies and procedures.
• Safe work practices, occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Skill in:
• Maintaining academic and professional standards in accordance with YPD policies.
• Following verbal and written instruction.
• Reading and understanding training materials and completing written, physical, and skills testing.
• Learning and applying training materials and training instructions.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Arizona State Driver's License is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a classroom environment, and in the field for training exercises; requires strenuous physical efforts and ability to meet physical standards of the AZ POST Academy.