Police Officer Trainee

Merced, CA
Merced Police Department

Salary: $46,425.60 – $56,430.40 Annually.

Position Summary:

Under supervision, attends a basic Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified training academy to obtain the basic skills and fitness level necessary for performance of Police Officer duties.

Prior to the actual enrollment in the Basic Academy, the Trainee may be assigned various duties throughout the department that requires public contact, but not the enforcement of laws.

Essential Functions:

  1. Attend a basic POST certified training academy to obtain the basic skills and fitness level necessary for performance of Police Officer duties.
  2. Perform related duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. College coursework is desirable.
  • Possession of an appropriate California Driver License.
  • Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment.
    Must be a citizen of the United States of America.