Police Officer Cadet (499858)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Public Safety

Job Description

Description:

Position Summary

The Cadet is a non-sworn officer in a trainee capacity. Incumbents attend a Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified academy to develop the minimum qualifications necessary to assume a position as a sworn police officer. Upon successful completion of the required P.O.S.T. training within the required timeframe and the discretion of management, the Police Officer Cadet will be appointed to the classification of Police Officer on a probationary basis.

The primary responsibility of the Cadet is to attend the prescribed training sessions to learn the principles, practices and theory of criminal and civil law enforcement, as well as codified and case law. The cadet also receives training in report writing, physical fitness techniques, firearms use and maintenance, arrest and control techniques, de-escalation techniques, community policing strategies, as well as other law enforcement related skills. Under close supervision, the Cadet may assist other police officers in the performance of their duties.

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This recruitment will be used to establish a pool of candidates for current and future full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) appointments. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation.

Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent and
  • Eligibility to attend a certified P.O.S.T. basic training academy.
  • Valid California driver's license is required

Specialized Skills Required
  • United States citizen or permanent resident alien who is eligible and has applied for U.S. citizenship prior to application for employment
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by graduation of the POST Academy (approximately 6.5 months after hire date); there is no maximum age limit

Compensation and Benefits

CSU Classification Salary: $3,576 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Supplemental Information

Applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A thorough background investigation (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. In addition, applicants must satisfactorily pass a polygraph examination, psychological review and medical examination. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background process may affect the candidate's application status or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Employment Services at 619-594-7901 or employ@sdsu.edu.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map