• Boston Police Cadet (20 Positions)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/4/2019 12:00 AM)
    Req ID
    2019-16125
    Dept
    Boston Police Department
    Position
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    BPD Police Headquarters
    Salary Min
    28,970.98
    Salary Max
    28,970.98
    Union
    BPC
    Openings
    20
    Posting End Date
    3/15/2019
    Contact Email
    michael.gaskins@pd.boston.gov
  • Overview:

    THE DEADLINE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR THIS POSITION IS MARCH 15, 2019.

     

    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; performs related work 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 by July 1, 2019
    • Be a United States Citizen or Naturalized US Citizen by April 1, 2019
    • Reside in the City of Boston and have maintained consecutive residency for the last 5 years (July 1, 2014 - present)
    • Be a high school graduate or possess an equivalency certificate by July 1, 2019
    • Possess an active, valid Massachusetts Driver License by April1, 2019. A good driving record is preferred.
    • 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 July 2019. 

     

    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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