Police Officer Trainee

Rialto, CA
Rialto Police Department


$53,724.00 – $71,988.00 Annually

Under direct supervision performs a wide variety of support and paraprofessional police services duties in addition to learning Police Officer knowledge and skills; assists and observes Police Officers and civilian personnel; performs related work as assigned. This is a sub-entry level service class in which incumbents learn and gain additional qualifications in preparation for a career as a police officer. The trainee attends a POST certified police academy to develop knowledge and skills required for performance as a sworn officer.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES Minimum requirements as a condition of hire:

Education, Training, and Experience: 

  • Equivalent to the completion of the 12th grade.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must possess satisfactory hearing capabilities, visual acuity and be able to meet physical, psychological and background standards.
  • Must be willing to work evening, night, weekend and holiday shifts.
  • Must be able to maintain firearms qualification.
  • Must be 20 ½ years of age at time of application.
  • Must successfully complete the basic police academy which includes classroom and field training. Failure to successfully complete the police academy will result in termination.