Boston Police Cadet (32 Positions)

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/29/2018 1:46 PM)
Req ID
2018-14320
Position
Regular Full-Time
Dept
Boston Police Department
Location
BPD Police Academy
Salary Min
28,402.92
Salary Max
28,402.92
Union
BPC
Openings
32
Posting End Date
3/16/2018
Contact Email
michael.gaskins@pd.boston.gov

Overview:

THE DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR THIS POSITION IS MARCH 16, 2018.

 

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job): 

 

The Boston Police Cadet Program is an on-the-job training program for Boston's youth seeking a career in law enforcement.  The Program is a minimum of a two-year commitment.  Cadets rotate throughout the Department in various assignments and shifts, including Headquarters, District Stations, and other specialized units throughout the Department. 

Responsibilities:

Primary responsibilities include: routine clerical and administrative duties, answering phones, data entry, utilizing Department vehicles, barrier work, and related duties as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

Applicants must meet all of the itemized criteria below in order to be eligible:

  • Be between 18 and 25 years of age
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Reside in the City of Boston and have maintained consecutive residency for the last 5 years
  • Be a high school graduate or possess an equivalency certificate
  • Possess an active, valid Massachusetts Driver License and good driving record
  • Meet the same physical fitness standards required of Boston Police recruits
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job 

If selected to move forward in the process, candidates must undergo extensive screening including: hair drug testing, a background investigation to include criminal and driving history, a pre-employment physical, and psychological exam. 

 

If appointed, Cadets will undergo a rigorous 4-week cadet training program (both academic and physical in nature) at the Boston Police Academy.  Cadets do not carry firearms, nor do they have any power of arrest and are considered an employee of the City of Boston for the purposes of workers' compensation.  The anticipated hire date will be June 2018. 

 

If your residence or e-mail address changes at any point after submitting your application, you are solely responsible for updating your profile on the City of Boston Careers site as communications will be sent out during the process.

 

 

CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK REQUIRED

PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TEST, PHYSICAL, AND PSYCH EVALUATION REQUIRED

 

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED AND MUST HAVE MAINTAINED CONSECUTIVE RESIDENCY FOR THE LAST 5 YEARS

 

 

Terms:

 

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:   BPC/BPC-1

Hours Per Week: 35

 

 

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