Police Officer Trainee
Under general supervision, attends a prescribed law enforcement academy training program for newly hired officers; performs related duties as required.
This class is reserved for individuals hired as Police Officers who are attending the required basic law enforcement training academy program. Upon successful completion of the required training, employees may be promoted to Police Officer on a probationary basis. A Police Officer Trainee who fails to successfully complete an academy in which he/she was enrolled will be terminated.
These functions may not be present in all positions in this class. When a position is to be filled, the essential functions will be noted in the announcement of position availability.
Participates in and completes a prescribed law enforcement officer training program for entry level officers.
Education and/or Experience
Be a high school graduate, or pass the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation level, or pass the California High School Proficiency Examination. Attainment of a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university is highly desirable.